trencherman definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. trenchermen
- an eater; esp., a person who eats much and heartily
- Archaic a person who frequents a patron's table; parasite; hanger-on
Origin: ; from trencher
trencherman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A hearty eater.
- Archaic One who frequents another's table; a hanger-on or parasite.