Tray

tray

Origin: OE. Treye, AS. Treg. Cf. Trough.

1. A small trough or wooden vessel, sometimes scooped out of a block of wood, for various domestic uses, as in making bread, chopping meat, etc.

2. A flat, broad vessel on which dishes, glasses, etc, are carried; a waiter; a salver.

3. A shallow box, generally without a top, often used within a chest, trunk, box, etc, as a removable receptacle for small or light articles.


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