Understand “Trump” through Etymology 

The Etymology of “trump” 

The word “trump” comes from the Old French word “tromper” which means to “deceive” , or to “cheat“. 

Legend has it that quacks and thugs would tromper (blow a horn) to attract people, and then make them pay for fraudulent services that were given out to them. 

Notice the connection with trumpet. Suggested connection with triumph

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