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English word trying comes from English landlubber, English try.

Trying etymology ?

Trying detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
try English (eng) (American football) a field goal or extra point. (UK, dialect, obsolete) A screen, or sieve, for grain.. (rugby) A score in rugby, analogous to a touchdown in American football.. An act of tasting or sampling.. An attempt. (obsolete) Fine, excellent. (legal) To put on trial.. (nautical) To extract oil from blubber or fat; to melt down blubber to obtain oil. (nautical) To lie to in heavy [...]
trying English (eng) (philosophy) The act by which one tries something; an attempt. Difficult to endure; arduous.. Irritating, stressful or bothersome.

Words with the same origin as trying

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