1) v. t. - To hunt by the track; to track.
2) v. t. - To draw or drag, as along the ground.
3) v. t. - To carry, as a firearm, with the breech near the ground and the upper part inclined forward, the piece being held by the right hand near the middle.
4) v. t. - To tread down, as grass, by walking through it; to lay flat.
5) v. t. - To take advantage of the ignorance of; to impose upon.
6) v. i. - To be drawn out in length; to follow after.
7) v. i. - To grow to great length, especially when slender and creeping upon the ground, as a plant; to run or climb.
8) n. - 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.
9) n. - A footpath or road track through a wilderness or wild region; as, an Indian trail over the plains.
10) n. - Anything drawn out to a length; as, the trail of a meteor; a trail of smoke.
11) n. - Anything drawn behind in long undulations; a train.
12) n. - Anything drawn along, as a vehicle.
13) n. - A frame for trailing plants; a trellis.
14) n. - The entrails of a fowl, especially of game, as the woodcock, and the like; -- applied also, sometimes, to the entrails of sheep.
15) n. - 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.
16) n. - The act of taking advantage of the ignorance of a person; an imposition.
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