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To train
To train a gun
To train up
To travel by dak
To travel post
To traverse a yard
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To tread on
To tread on the neck of
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To tread the stage
To tread upon one's heels
To tread upon the heels of
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To trifle with
To trim up
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To truss up
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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

A rotten building newly trimmed over. --Milton. I was trimmed in Julia's gown. --Shak. 3. To make ready or right by cutting or shortening; to clip or lop; to curtail; as, to trim the hair; to trim a tree. `` And trimmed the cheerful lamp.'' --Byron. 4. (Carp.) To dress, as timber; to make smooth. 5. (Naut.) (a) To adjust, as a ship, by arranging the cargo, or disposing the weight of persons or goods, so equally on each side of the center and at each end, that she shall sit well on the water and sail well; as, to trim a ship, or a boat. (b) To arrange in due order for sailing; as, to trim the sails. 6. To rebuke; to reprove; also, to beat. [Colloq.] To trim in (Carp.), to fit, as a piece of timber, into other work. To trim up, to dress; to put in order. I found her trimming up the diadem On her dead mistress. --Shak.

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