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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 troll /ˈtrol/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Troll n.  Scand. Myth. A supernatural being, often represented as of diminutive size, but sometimes as a giant, and fabled to inhabit caves, hills, and like places; a witch.
 Troll flower. Bot. Same as Globeflower (a).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Troll v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trolled p. pr. & vb. n. Trolling.]
 1. To move circularly or volubly; to roll; to turn.
    To dress and troll the tongue, and roll the eye.   --Milton.
 2. To send about; to circulate, as a vessel in drinking.
    Then doth she troll to the bowl.   --Gammer Gurton's Needle.
    Troll the brown bowl.   --Sir W. Scott.
 3. To sing the parts of in succession, as of a round, a catch, and the like; also, to sing loudly or freely.
    Will you troll the catch ?   --Shak.
 His sonnets charmed the attentive crowd,
 By wide-mouthed mortaltrolled aloud.   --Hudibras.
 4. To angle for with a trolling line, or with a book drawn along the surface of the water; hence, to allure.
 5. To fish in; to seek to catch fish from.
    With patient angle trolls the finny deep.   --Goldsmith.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Troll, v. i.
 1. To roll; to run about; to move around; as, to troll in a coach and six.
 2. To move rapidly; to wag.
 3. To take part in trolling a song.
 4. To fish with a rod whose line runs on a reel; also, to fish by drawing the hook through the water.
    Their young men . . . trolled along the brooks that abounded in fish.   --Bancroft.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Troll, n.
 1. The act of moving round; routine; repetition.
 2. A song the parts of which are sung in succession; a catch; a round.
    Thence the catch and troll, while =\“Laughter, holding both his sides,” sheds tears to song and ballad pathetic on the woes of married life.\=   --Prof. Wilson.
 3. A trolley.
 Troll plate Mach., a rotative disk with spiral ribs or grooves, by which several pieces, as the jaws of a chuck, can be brought together or spread radially.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a
           dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or
           in the mountains
      2: a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice
         starts and others join in one after another until all are
         singing different parts of the song at the same time;
         "they enjoyed singing rounds" [syn: round]
      3: a fisherman's lure that is used in trolling; "he used a
         spinner as his troll"
      4: angling by drawing a baited line through the water [syn: trolling]
      v 1: circulate, move around
      2: cause to move round and round; "The child trolled her hoop"
      3: sing the parts of (a round) in succession
      4: angle with a hook and line drawn through the water
      5: sing loudly and without inhibition
      6: praise or celebrate in song; "All tongues shall troll you"
      7: speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice