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a person who eats heavily; a person who eats to the point of excess1891Punch (Vol. 100, May 23, 1891)Lower down sat John Tooker, 'Girt Jan Doubleface' he was ever called, not without a sly hint of increasing obesity, for John, though a mighty man of thews and sinews, was no small trencherman, and, as the phrase is, did himself right royally whenever porridge was in question.1930Castle GayDougal, though very hungry and usually a stout trencherman, had not enjoyed his luncheon. 1997Plum IslandDr. Zollner was arranging his large lunch in front of him with the expertise of a real trencherman.