Origin: altered from trochisk from French trochisque from Late Latin trochiscus, pill, small ball from Glassical Greek trochiskos, small wheel, lozenge from trochos, wheel from trechein, to run from Indo-European base an unverified form dhregh-, to run from source Old Irish droch, wheel
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Origin: Back-formation from Middle English trocis, troches (taken as pl. ), from Old French trocisse, from Late Latin trochiscus, from Greek trokhiskos, diminutive of trokhos, wheel, from trekhein, to run.
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