What does the word trait mean?

Usage examples for trait

  1. She has just one human trait. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  2. Thus an almost universal trait of the religious temperament is in its delight in beauty. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  3. Next to and quite as prominent as this all- absorbing passion for freedom is the religious trait in the Boer character. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald