Displacement of a body, e.g., a tooth, from an initial position. [L. trudo, pp. trusus, to thrust]

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  • Trusion — Tru sion, n. [L. trudere, trusum, to thrust, shove: cf. F. trusion.] The act of pushing or thrusting. [R.] Bentley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cob — vb, n American (to give someone) a pinch or poke in the buttocks. In this sense the word, origi nally a dialect term for a lump or a pro trusion, can be dated back to the English slang of the later 18th century. See also get/have a cob on …   Contemporary slang

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