(||Trai`teur") n. [F.] The keeper of an eating house, or restaurant; a restaurateur. Simmonds.
(Trai"tor) n. [OE. traitour, OF. traïtor, traïteur, F. treître, L. traditor, fr. tradere, traditum, to
deliver, to give up or surrender treacherously, to betray; trans across, over + dare to give. See Date
time, and cf. Tradition, Traditor, Treason.]
1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of
trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders
an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies
war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason.
O passing traitor, perjured and unjust!Shak.
2. Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer. "This false traitor death." Chaucer.
(Trai"tor), a. Traitorous. [R.] Spenser. Pope.
(Trai"tor), v. t. To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive. [Obs.] " But time, it traitors me."
(Trai"tor*ess) n. A traitress. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(Trai"tor*ly) a. Like a traitor; treacherous; traitorous. [Obs.] "Traitorly rascals." Shak.
(Trai"tor*ous) a. [Cf. F. traîtreux.]
1. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as, a traitorous officer or subject. Shak.
2. Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance; as, a traitorous scheme.
Trai"tor*ous*ly, adv. Trai"tor*ous*ness, n.
(Trai"tor*y) n. Treachery. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Trai"tress) n. [F. traîtresse.] A woman who betrays her country or any trust; a traitoress.
(Tra*ject") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trajected; p. pr. & vb. n. Trajecting.] [L. trajectus, p. p. of
trajicere to throw across; trans across + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.] To throw or cast
through, over, or across; as, to traject the sun's light through three or more cross prisms. [R.] Sir I.
(Traj"ect) n. [L. trajectus, fr. trajicere: cf. F. trajet, OF. traject. See Traject, v. t.]
1. A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry. [Obs.] Cotgrave.
2. The act of trajecting; trajection.
3. A trajectory. [R.] I. Taylor.
(Tra*jec"tion) n. [L. trajectio a crossing over, transposition.]
1. The act of trajecting; a throwing or casting through or across; also, emission. Boyle.
2. Transposition. [R.] Knatchbull.