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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trail \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 deer trail. [1913 Webster] They traveled in the bed of the brook, leaving no dangerous trail. --Cooper. [1913 Webster] How cheerfully on the false trail they cry! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A footpath or road track through a wilderness or wild region; as, an Indian trail over the plains. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything drawn out to a length; as, the trail of a meteor; a trail of smoke. [1913 Webster] When lightning shoots in glittering trails along. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] 4. Anything drawn behind in long undulations; a train. "A radiant trail of hair." --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. Anything drawn along, as a vehicle. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 6. A frame for trailing plants; a trellis. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 7. The entrails of a fowl, especially of game, as the woodcock, and the like; -- applied also, sometimes, to the entrails of sheep. [1913 Webster] The woodcock is a favorite with epicures, and served with its trail in, is a delicious dish. --Baird. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 9. The act of taking advantage of the ignorance of a person; an imposition. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 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. --Wright. [1913 Webster]