Definitions

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  • adj. to converge in the direction of travel
  • v. Present participle of trail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & vb. n. from trail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as trolling and trawling. See trailer, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind

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Examples

  • I mean, the same redundant scribbled tag trailing from the U District down to Lake City to me denotes a psychological problem manifested by the person who scribbled it.

    The Seattle Times’ Front-Page Graffiti Editorial « PubliCola

  • A short length of line was trailing from the rope handle; and I knew that I was good for a day, at least, if the sharks did not return.

    THE HEATHEN

  • B y the way, last weeks Rasmussen poll had Palin trailing Obama by only 4 points if an election were held today.

    Poll: Majority don't approve of Palin

  • A short length of line was trailing from the rope handle, and I knew that I was good for a day at least, if the sharks did not return.

    THE HEATHEN

  • The pollster last month was the first to show Manchin trailing Raese, by three points.

    American Crossroads make a major House play

  • With Governor Culver trailing Terry Branstad by 19 points and Roxanne Conlin trailing Senator Grassley by 31 points, legislative Democrats could lose their majorities in the Iowa House and Senate thanks to the struggles at the top of the ticket.

    Kern has Speaker Murphy Worried in HD 28

  • Blood trailing is a critical skill for all deer hunters, but especially bowhunters.

    Path to Enlightenment?

  • Scenes included hay bales stacked on a stubbled field, looming pylons trailing from a nuclear power station, road work signs on the motorway and neon hoardings for an American diner.

    Snapshot: Channel 4 Ident: Bowling « Art & Business of Motion

  • "As Election Day neared with McCain trailing in the polls, 'campaign aides' began sniping at Palin as a" diva "who ignored top advisers and lacked" fundamental understanding "of key issues in the race."

    Palin says she is not a quitter

  • As Election Day neared with McCain trailing in the polls, campaign aides began sniping at Palin as a "diva" who ignored top advisers and lacked "fundamental understanding" of key issues in the race.

    Palin says she is not a quitter

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