A mark or a series of signs or objects left behind by the passage of someone or something. A beaten path through rough country such as a forest or moor. The rear end of a gun carriage, resting or sliding on the ground when the gun is unlimbered. Draw or be drawn along the ground or other surface behind someone or something. Walk or move slowly or wearily. Advertise (something, especially a film or program) in advance by broadcasting extracts or details. Apply (slip) through a nozzle or spout to decorate ceramic ware.