Troll means to fish by trailing a baited line from a boat, or to wander or search for something.(verb)
Troll is defined as the act of trailing baited fishing lines from a slow-moving boat, or a supernatural creature who lives in a cave or underground, or is slang for someone who posts upsetting messages in an online discussion.(noun)
See troll in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME trollen, to roll, troll, wander, prob. < MFr troller < ? MHG trollen, to walk or run with short steps: see troll
Origin: ON, prob. < *truzla < IE *dreu-, var. of base *drā-, to run > trap, MHG trollen, to run with short steps, Ger trolle, wench: readopted < Norw by 19th-c. antiquaries
See troll in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb trolled, troll·ing, trolls verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English trollen, to wander about
Origin: , from Old French troller
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
Origin: Old Norse.
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