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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Trait

TRAIT, noun [Latin tractus. See Tract and Treat.]

1. A stroke; a touch.

By this single trait Homer makes an essential

difference between the Iliad and Odyssey.

2. A line; a feature; as a trait of character.