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Definition of Trail
Trail Trail, v. i.
1. To be drawn out in length; to follow after.
When his brother saw the red blood trail. --Spenser.
2. To grow to great length, especially when slender and
creeping upon the ground, as a plant; to run or climb.
TrailTrail Trail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trailed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Trailing.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or
hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with
a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line; probably
from a derivative of L. trahere to draw; cf. L. traha a drag,
sledge, tragula a kind of drag net, a small sledge, Sp.
trailla a leash, an instrument for leveling the ground, D.
treilen to draw with a rope, to tow, treil a rope for drawing
a boat. See Trace, v. t.]
1. To hunt by the track; to track. TrailTrail Trail, n.
1. A track left by man or beast; a track followed by the
hunter; a scent on the ground by the animal pursued; as, a
They traveled in the bed of the brook, leaving no
dangerous trail. --Cooper.
How cheerfully on the false trail they cry! --Shak.
2. A footpath or road track through a wilderness or wild
region; as, an Indian trail over the plains.
3. Anything drawn out to a length; as, the trail of a meteor;
a trail of smoke.
When lightning shoots in glittering trails along.
4. Anything drawn behind in long undulations; a train. ``A
radiant trail of hair.' --Pope.
5. Anything drawn along, as a vehicle. [Obs.]
6. A frame for trailing plants; a trellis. [Obs.]
7. The entrails of a fowl, especially of game, as the
woodcock, and the like; -- applied also, sometimes, to the
entrails of sheep.
The woodcock is a favorite with epicures, and served
with its trail in, is a delicious dish. --Baird.
8. (Mil.) That part of the stock of a gun carriage which
rests on the ground when the piece is unlimbered. See
Illust. of Gun carriage, under Gun.
9. The act of taking advantage of the ignorance of a person;
an imposition. [Prov. Eng.]
Trail boards (Shipbuilding), the carved boards on both
sides of the cutwater near the figurehead.
Trail net, a net that is trailed or drawn behind a boat.
Meaning of Trail from wikipedia
- A trail
a path, track
lane or road. In the United Kingdom
and the Republic
path or footpath
is the preferred
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- Appalachian National Scenic Trail
, generally known
as the Appalachian Trail
the A.T., is a marked hiking trail
in the Eastern United
- The Ozark Trail
was a network
of locally maintained roads
and highways organized
by the Ozark Trails
****ociation that predated
the United States
- On the Trail
is the sixth album
by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded
in 1964 originally released
on the Riverside
- The Freedom Trail
is a 2.5-mile-long (4.0 km) path through downtown
Boston, M****achusetts, that p****es by 16 locations significant
to the history
- The Trail
was a series
of forced relocations
of Native Americans
in the United States
from their ancestral homelands
in the Southeastern
- The Nissan
(****anese: 日産・エクストレイル, Nissan
Ekusutoreiru) is a compact crossover
by the ****anese automaker Nissan since
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- The Oregon Trail
is a series
of educational computer
games. The first
game was originally developed
by Don Rawitsch, Bill Heinemann, and Paul Dillenberger...
- A rail trail
is the conversion
of a disused railway track
into a multi-use path, typically
for walking, cycling
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