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 Trovato’re (Il) (4 syl.).Troxar’tas [bread-eater]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trows.
 
Dwarfs of Orkney and Shetland mythology, similar to the Scandinavian Trolls. There are land-trows and sea-trows. “Trow tak’ thee” is a phrase still used by the island women when angry with their children.   1
 


 Trovato’re (Il) (4 syl.).Troxar’tas [bread-eater]. 

 
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