sawdust trail


noun

the road to conversion or rehabilitation, as for a sinner or criminal.
Also called sawdust circuit. the itinerary of revival meetings.

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Origin of sawdust trail

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; so called from the sawdust-covered aisles in the temporary constructions put up for revival meetings

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