trail head

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trail head the beginning of a trail
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Usage

In literature:

Eleanor turned her horse's head to a faint trail that she was sure would bring them to the cave.
"Polly and Eleanor" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
The party they were trailing was heading directly for the outlaw hide-out.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
The other half of Rogers' men, headed by Colver, were several miles behind Deveny's horsemen when they reached the South Trail.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
There was no sign of Gladwyne's trail, but that did not trouble Lisle, for he knew where the man was heading for.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss
The bandits, headed by Dario Gomez, swung into the trail and charged immediately down upon the stalled automobile.
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
With his mascot trailing behind him, he headed toward the heart of the city.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
With bent head and brooding face he returned to the silence of the trail and the loneliness of the hills.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Lastly, I'd like them to see where the true Missouri heads south and leaves the real Lewis and Clark trail.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
The trail headed many canyons like this, all running down across this bench, disappearing, dropping invisibly.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
They were all in the saddles now, pulling their ponies sharply around to head for the trail that led back to Diamond X.
"The Boy Ranchers at Spur Creek" by Willard F. Baker
She held her head so low as she did so, that her splendid ears trailed and touched them.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
He then followed a trail used by fur traders and headed for an island in the Roanoke river.
"Bacon's Rebellion, 1676" by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
Now git, head yore hawss fo' the short trail to Hereford an' keep travelin'.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
They saw the man coming on behind stop his horse and lean forward, his head bent over the trail.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
He still frowned, still rode with bent head, his eyes on the trail.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
Each time, however, he would shake his head and push on up the trail with renewed energy.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
Say, it's God's mercy sure this trail heads from the farm southeast.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
The little man moved with bowed head and trailing footsteps.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
How should this rebel who rode on secret trails with Ramon Rotil be head man at Soledad for Rotil's enemy?
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
The gang he trailed with had it figured as bein' square like their heads.
"Kid Scanlan" by H. C. Witwer
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In poetry:

He flung it round his shoulders bowed,
And o'er his grizzled head,
And gathering close his trailing shroud
Lay down among the dead.
"The Weaver" by Emily Chubbuck Judson
I pray you, tell me where you go
With heads averted from the skies,
And long ropes trailing in the snow,
And resolution in your eyes.
"A Miracle of Bethlehem" by James Elroy Flecker
He touched my eyes, and in the open sun
They walked, the Holy Dead,
Trailing their washen robes across the turf,
An aureole round each head.
"In The Garden" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
I never did head him nor turn him about,
I aimed to just trail him till I wore him plum out.
Then for five or six days I gained not an inch;
He was wearin' no crutches and that was cinch.
"The Ridge-Running Roan" by Curley Fletcher
Sick with the glare, his hooded terrors failing,
His slow coils trailing o'er the fiery dust,
The cobra glides to nighest shade, and hides
His head beneath the peacock's train: he must
His ancient foeman trust!
"Grisma; Or The Season Of Heat" by Edwin Arnold
To your Sovereign lord all hail--all hail!--
To your Prince on his throne so grim!
Let the moon swing low, and the high stars trail
Their heads in the dust to him;
And the wide world sing: Long live the King,
And grace to his royal whim!
"The Frog" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

The Tulsa 66ers announced that head coach Dale Osbourne has accepted an opportunity to join the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant coach for new coach Terry Stotts.
It seems that you can’t head to a gym or run down your favorite trail these days without finding someone wearing compression garments.
It seems that you can't head to a gym or run down your favorite trail these days without finding someone wearing compression garments.
But after years of an uphill battle, the trail finally seems to be headed in the right direction.
In this Nov 26, 2012 photo, a missing poster of 13 year old Dylan Redwine hangs on a trail head sign next to Vallecito Reservoir in Vallecito.
A poster of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine hangs on a trail head sign next to Vallecito Reservoir on Nov 26, 2012.
It's routine to see the Trail Blazers sitting in front of their lockers or on training tables bobbing their heads to tunes.
Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts.
Directions to various trail heads and park sites here with maps.
Parrish Lane trail head closed for now.
CENTERVILLE — The Parrish Lane trail head on the Legacy Parkway Trail will be closed nightly for the next two weeks.
If you look over towards lookout from the Facelift, Hoyt's is the trail which heads down from the summit of LookoutMountainto the base of the new triple chair.
Summer in Lake Placid means a bustling Main Street of SUVs loaded with bicycles and kayaks heading for mountain trails and inviting waters.
Before heading into the hills it's a good idea to call first to check trail conditions.
Severed Human Head Found on Trail Near Hollywood Sign.
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In science:

April now heads for the running trail, which is trail-park of several interconnecting trails.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Moreover, all closed trails that are represented in c, go in the same direction (and thus also start in one of the |c|/|u| head vertices of u).
Words Maps and Spectra of Random Graph Lifts
The trailing ablated material is then identified as the jet, with the bullet at its head.
Two jets from the Orion (M42) `proplyds' - kinematics, morphologies and origins
Since the frequency of head-on collisions is greater than that of trailing collisions, particles will gain a net amount of energy. ().
Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts: Turbulence, Energy Transfer and Reconnection
In order to understand the nature of shrapnel D, Plucinsky et al. (2002) observed it two times with Chandra, one at the head of shrapnel and the other in the trailing “wake”.
Spatially Resolved Spectral Analysis of Vela Shrapnel D
Meanwhile the trailing edge particles catch up, each colliding head-on with a leading-edge particle which was about to head back to meet it (if the gap had been wider).
Crystalline Computation
Now one of the particles from each head-on collision becomes the new leading edge particle; these are done with the collision and head away from the collision locus, once again propagating independently of the trailing particles.
Crystalline Computation
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