- trolleyis spelt -ey and has the plural form trolleys.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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trolley — [ trɔlɛ ] n. m. • 1893; mot angl., de to troll « rouler » 1 ♦ Dispositif composé d une perche fixée au véhicule et d un organe mobile de contact, servant à transmettre le courant d un câble conducteur (⇒ caténaire) au moteur d un véhicule.… … Encyclopédie Universelle
Trolley — may refer in American English to: * a tramTrolley may refer in British and Australian English to: * a shopping cart * a gurney or wheeled stretcherTrolley may also refer to: * the San Diego Trolley, a major form of public transportation in San… … Wikipedia
trolley — ► NOUN (pl. trolleys) 1) Brit. a large wheeled metal basket or frame used for transporting heavy or unwieldy items such as luggage or supermarket purchases. 2) a small table on wheels or castors, used especially to convey food and drink. 3) (also … English terms dictionary
trolley — [trä′lē] n. pl. trolleys [< East Anglian dial. < TROLL1] 1. a wheeled carriage, basket, etc. that runs suspended from an overhead track ☆ 2. an apparatus, as a grooved wheel at the end of a pole, for transmitting electric current from an… … English World dictionary
Trolley — Trol ley, Trolly Trol ly, n. (a) A form of truck which can be tilted, for carrying railroad materials, or the like. [Eng.] (b) A narrow cart that is pushed by hand or drawn by an animal. [Eng.] (c) (Mach.) A truck from which the load is suspended … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
trolley — 1823, in Suffolk dialect, a cart, especially one with wheels flanged for running on a track (1858), probably from TROLL (Cf. troll) (v.) in the sense of to roll. Sense transferred to pulley to convey current to a streetcar motor (1890), then… … Etymology dictionary
Trolley — (engl., spr. tróllĭ, »Rolle«), s. Elektrische Eisenbahn, S. 606 … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
trolley — → trole … Diccionario panhispánico de dudas
trolley — /ˈtrɔlli, ingl. ˈtrHlɪ/ [vc. ingl., da to troll «rotolare»] s. m. inv. 1. (nei tram, nei filobus) asta di presa, presa di corrente 2. valigia a rotelle … Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione
trolley — [[t]trɒ̱li[/t]] trolleys 1) N COUNT A trolley is an object with wheels that you use to transport heavy things such as shopping or luggage. [BRIT] A porter relieved her of the three large cases she had been pushing on a trolley. ...supermarket… … English dictionary