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 Trou’badours (3 syl.).Trouil’logan’s Advice. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trouble
 
means a moral whirlwind. (Latin, turbo, a whirlwind; Italian, turbare; French, troubler.) Disturb is from the same root. The idea pervades all such words as agitation, commotion, vexation, a tossing up and down, etc.   1
 


 Trou’badours (3 syl.).Trouil’logan’s Advice. 

 
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