Trait

Trait

(?), n. [F., fr. L. tractus, fr. trahere to draw. See Trace, v., and cf. Tract a region, Trace a strap, Tret.]
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1. A stroke; a touch.
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By this single trait Homer makes an essential difference between the Iliad and Odyssey.
Broome.
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2. A distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a trait of character.
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Formerly pronounced tr, as in French, and still so pronounced to some extent in England.
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Trai`teur"

(?), n. [F.] The keeper of an eating house, or restaurant; a restaurateur. Simmonds.
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