from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and a past participle of tread.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past of tread.
- v. To walk heavily or laboriously; plod; tread
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of tread.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tread; tramp; track.
- Trampled; crushed; hence, insulted; degraded: much used in composition with an adverbial element: as, down-trodden.
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