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Re: Blazing the trails??

Posted by GPP on October 07, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Blazing the trails?? posted by GPP on October 07, 2003

: : What does the phrase 'burning the trials' mean?

: Could the original phrase possibly be 'blazing the trails'?

Meaning
To lead the way.
Origin
Literally to notch trees so that others can follow your path. In the USA notched trees are called 'blazed trees'.