(obsolete) Tread; footing.
To walk heavily or laboriously; plod; tread
imp. of Tread.
‘On burnished hooves his war-horse trode.’;
A track or pathway.
imp. & p. p. of Tread.
A Trod in the west of England is a straight line or fairy path in the grass of a field with a different shade of green from the rest. Great danger was associated with using these paths when a supernatural procession was using them.