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British Dictionary definitions for trode

trode

verb
  1. archaic a past tense of tread
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Historical Examples

  • No jauntier soldier ever trode the plains of Flanders than the brave Ghurkas.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • I'll fit her, let her see how the Town will receive her, after I have trode the Stage.

  • Our shoe is trode all o' one side as well as pinches us lame.

  • He assured me he understood all about it, and he trode them in very nicely!

  • The forest trembled as he trode, the earth bent like thin ice beneath his heel.

    Cobwebs From an Empty Skull

    Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)