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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The stem, or body, of a tree, apart from its limbs and roots; the main stem, without the branches; stock; stalk.

2. (n.) The body of an animal, apart from the head and limbs.

3. (n.) The main body of anything; as, the trunk of a vein or of an artery, as distinct from the branches.

4. (n.) That part of a pilaster which is between the base and the capital, corresponding to the shaft of a column.

5. (n.) That segment of the body of an insect which is between the head and abdomen, and bears the wings and legs; the thorax; the truncus.

6. (n.) The proboscis of an elephant.

7. (n.) The proboscis of an insect.

8. (n.) A long tube through which pellets of clay, p/as, etc., are driven by the force of the breath.

9. (n.) A box or chest usually covered with leather, metal, or cloth, or sometimes made of leather, hide, or metal, for containing clothes or other goods; especially, one used to convey the effects of a traveler.

10. (n.) A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained.

11. (n.) A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston, thus making the engine more compact.

12. (n.) A long, large box, pipe, or conductor, made of plank or metal plates, for various uses, as for conveying air to a mine or to a furnace, water to a mill, grain to an elevator, etc.

13. (v. t.) To lop off; to curtail; to truncate; to maim.

14. (v. t.) To extract (ores) from the slimes in which they are contained, by means of a trunk. See Trunk, n., 9.

3586. xulon -- wood
... Spelling: (xoo'-lon) Short Definition: a staff, cross, anything made of wood Definition:
anything made of wood, a piece of wood, a club, staff; the trunk of a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1503. geza -- a stock, stem
... stem, stock. From an unused root meaning to cut down (trees); the trunk or stump
of a tree (as felled or as planted) -- stem, stock. 1502, 1503. geza. 1504 > ...
/hebrew/1503.htm - 6k

8560. tomer -- palm tree, post
... palm tree. From the same root as tamar; a palm trunk -- palm tree. see HEBREW
tamar. 8559, 8560. tomer. 8561 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/8560.htm - 6k


The Work of Regeneration.
... The successful grafting of a budding shoot of the cultivated grape upon the
wild vine results in a good tree growing upon the wild trunk. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxii the work of regeneration.htm

Of the Holy Spirit and the Mystery of the Trinity.
... that the Father should be sometime the Son, and sometime the Holy Spirit: just as,
in a tree, the root is nothing else than the root, and the trunk (robur) is ...
/.../augustine/a treatise on faith and the creed /chapter 9 of the holy spirit.htm

The Cross and the Winepress.
... Upon this occasion a new wine-press, resembling the holy Cross in shape, had been
devised; it consisted of the hollow trunk of a tree placed upright, with a ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/chapter lv the cross and.htm

What the Big Chest Contained
... To this John smiled and said: "Hey, Will, do you know what's in that trunk?" John
referred to a large trunk that was sitting near the bed on the opposite side ...
/.../ john became a man/chapter iii what the big.htm

But Origen Also, You Will Tell Us, in Composing his Work Called ...
... No man begins by cutting the trunk of a tree when he is intending to lean against
it; and no man first impugns the faith of another and then invokes his faith ...
/.../36 but origen also you.htm

Implanting in Christ.
... of speech and style, for comparison's sake reverses God's work in nature; for while
in reality the cultivated bud is grafted on the wild trunk, he makes in ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxiv implanting in christ.htm

Then Midas, King of Pessinus, Wishing to Withdraw the Youth from ...
... the pine tree, beneath which Attis had unmanned himself; and Acdestis joining in
her wailings, she beats and wounds her breast, pacing round the trunk of the ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/7 then midas king of.htm

Different Degrees of Knowledge.
... For a bud (eye) is cut out of a trunk of a good sort, a circle being drawn
round in the bark along with it, of the size of the palm. ...
/.../the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xv different degrees of knowledge.htm

... Golden head must have golden breast, and a golden breast must have a golden trunk,
and golden trunk golden legs, and golden legs must rest on feet of gold. ...
/.../baring-gould/the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/liv humility.htm

The Rise of the Assyrian Empire
... up on the land somewhere near their city at the foot of a tamarisk, and that this
tree, in its rapid growth, had gradually enfolded within its trunk the body ...
/.../chapter iithe rise of the.htm

Trunk (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The main body of anything; as, the trunk of a vein or of an artery, as distinct
from the branches. ... See Trunk, n., 9. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/t/trunk.htm - 9k

Asherah (40 Occurrences)
... with one another, but the identity in the pronunciation of the two words caused
them to be identified in signification, and as the tree-trunk or cone of stone ...
/a/asherah.htm - 24k

Neck (97 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which,
in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk. ...
/n/neck.htm - 45k

Lock (6 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Anything that fastens; specifically, a fastening, as for a door, a lid,
a trunk, a drawer, and the like, in which a bolt is moved by a key so as to ...
/l/lock.htm - 11k

Plow (11 Occurrences)
... The upper end of the severed trunk is pointed and forms the share. Between this
and the side branch is fitted a brace. ... from the trunk and forms the pole. ...
/p/plow.htm - 15k

Body (562 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The trunk, or main part, of a person or animal, as distinguished from the
limbs and head; the main, central, or principal part, as of a tree, army ...
/b/body.htm - 59k

Sycomore (3 Occurrences)
... The sycomore produces small, rounded figs, about an inch long, which grow upon tortuous,
leafless twigs springing from the trunk or the older branches; they ...
/s/sycomore.htm - 10k

Sit (216 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To rest upon the haunches, or the lower
extremity of the trunk of the body. 2. (vt) To rest upon ...
/s/sit.htm - 39k

Tree (245 Occurrences)
... (see ADAM.). Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) Any perennial woody plant of
considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk. ...
/t/tree.htm - 75k

Journey (214 Occurrences)
... tree or wall and also 2,000 paces beyond, but in such a case he must do the work
thoroughly and must say: "Let my Sabbath residence be at the trunk of that tree ...
/j/journey.htm - 42k

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Trunk: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Trunk (3 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 5:4
And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of Jehovah; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands lay cut off upon the threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.

Isaiah 44:19
No one thinks, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, "I have burned part of it in the fire. Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals. I have roasted meat and eaten it. Shall I make the rest of it into an abomination? Shall I bow down to a tree trunk?"

Ezekiel 31:13
Upon his fallen trunk do all the fowl of the heavens dwell, and all the beasts of the field are upon his branches:



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