Trailing arbutus. (Bot.) See under Arbutus.Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. Weale.Trailing wheel, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a carriage.

(Train) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trained ; p. pr. & vb. n. Training.] [OF. trahiner, traïner,F. traîner, LL. trahinare, trainare, fr. L. trahere to draw. See Trail.]

1. To draw along; to trail; to drag.

In hollow cube
Training his devilish enginery.

2. To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure. [Obs.]

If but a dozen French
Were there in arms, they would be as a call
To train ten thousand English to their side.

O, train me not, sweet mermaid, with thy note.

This feast, I'll gage my life,
Is but a plot to train you to your ruin.

3. To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise; to discipline; as, to train the militia to the manual exercise; to train soldiers to the use of arms.

Our trained bands, which are the trustiest and most proper strength of a free nation.

The warrior horse here bred he's taught to train.

4. To break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.

5. (Hort.) To lead or direct, and form to a wall or espalier; to form to a proper shape, by bending, lopping, or pruning; as, to train young trees.

He trained the young branches to the right hand or to the left.

6. (Mining) To trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.

To train a gun(Mil. & Naut.), to point it at some object either forward or else abaft the beam, that is, not directly on the side. Totten.To train, or To train up, to educate; to teach; to form by instruction or practice; to bring up.

Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Prov. xxii. 6.

The first Christians were, by great hardships, trained up for glory.

(Train), v. i.

1. To be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.

2. To prepare by exercise, diet, instruction, etc., for any physical contest; as, to train for a boat race.

(Train), n. [F. train, OF. traïn, trahin; cf. (for some of the senses) F. traine. See Train, v.]

Trailer to Trammeled

(Trail"er) n. One who, or that which, trails.

(Trail"ing), a. & vb. n. from Trail.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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