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Train, subst. 1) something drawn along behind; the end of a robe: Gent. II, 4, 159. H6B I, 3, 88. H8 II, 3, 98 “(honour's t. is longer than his foreskirt).” IV, 1, 51. the tail of a peacock: “we'll pull his plumes and take away his t.” H6A III, 3, 7. Applied to the tail of a comet: “stars with --s of fire,” Hml. I, 1, 117.
2) a retinue, a number of attendants: Tp. V, 300. LLL III, 166. Mids. II, 1, 25. Wint. II, 1, 33. V, 1, 92. V, 1, 92 H6A V, 4, 100. R3 II, 2, 120. H8 IV, 1, 37. Tit. II, 3, 75. Caes. I, 2, 184. Lr. I, 4, 270. Lr. I, 4, 270 Lr. I, 4, 270 II, 4, 64 (Ff number). II, 4, 64 II, 4, 64 II, 4, 64 II, 4, 64 == company: “which of this princely t. call ye the warlike Talbot?” H6A II, 2, 34. == troops, army: “let our --s march by us,” H4B IV, 2, 93.
3) something used to allure and entice; a bait: “Macbeth by many of these --s hath sought to win me into his power,” Mcb. IV, 3, 118.*
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