What does the word trail mean?

Usage examples for trail

  1. They were gone, and only for this telephone call, I should have lost the trail entirely. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  2. " I believe it is the trail of our brothers, the Cheyennes," said Little Raven. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  3. Seen him foller him down the trail. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs