verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Idioms for trail
- to hold a rifle in the right hand at an oblique angle, with the muzzle forward and the butt a few inches off the ground.
- a command to trail arms.
Origin of trail
OTHER WORDS FROM trail
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Example sentences from the Web for trail
To break her self-destructive cycle and heal, she decides to hike 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail solo.Exclusive: The Making of Reese Witherspoon’s Golden Globe-Nominated ‘Wild’ |Marlow Stern |December 12, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Mothers pushed their children's heads down and they sped through town, leaving a trail of machine-gun shells in their wake.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis |Nina Strochlic |November 23, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
One seemed particularly promising, by a trail with a big pile of natural brush to furnish a screen.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins' |Marilyn Johnson |November 14, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Instead, that trail seems to lead to another Spinal Solutions contractor, Ryan Zavilenski.
The band has not only blazed a trail for free-media artists, but they also had a blast in the process.Viral Video Pioneers: How Pomplamoose is Turning YouTube Stardom Into a Sustainable Profession |Oliver Jones |October 27, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Then, once more, the Curlytops were on the trail after the Indians, as they believed.The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Farm |Howard R. Garis
A sudden turn of the trail revealed a squatter's hut built of rough lumber, and standing beneath a live-oak.Bunch Grass |Horace Annesley Vachell
A hummingbird or two was not an uncommon sight along the trail at any time, but now we began to notice an increase in numbers.Jungle Peace |William Beebe
The young ranchers had to go but a short distance, when they struck the trail left by their friends.The Young Ranchers |Edward S. Ellis
Every visitor should take the trail into the depths of Bryce Canyon, either on foot or horseback.Zion National Park |Various
British Dictionary definitions for trail
Derived forms of trailtrail-less, adjective
Word Origin for trail
Idioms and Phrases with trail
see blaze a trail.