Trek Trek, n. [Written also {treck}.] [D. Cf. {Track}, n.] The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration. [Chiefly South Africa]

To the north a trek was projected, and some years later was nearly carried out, for the occupation of the Mashonaland. --James Bryce.

{Great Trek}, the great emigration of Boers from Cape Colony which began in 1836, and resulted in the founding of the South African Republic and Orange Free State. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Trek — Trek, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trekked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trekking}.] [Written also {treck}.] [D. trekken. See {Track}, n.] [South Africa] 1. To draw or haul a load, as oxen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trek — 1849 (n.); 1850 (v.), to travel or migrate by ox wagon, from Afrikaans trek, from Du. trekken to march, journey, originally to draw, pull, from M.Du. trecken (Cf. M.L.G. trecken, O.H.G. trechan to draw ). Especially in reference to the Groot Trek …   Etymology dictionary

  • trek — trek·ker; trek; voor·trek·ker; …   English syllables

  • trek — /trek/, v., trekked, trekking, n. v.i. 1. to travel or migrate, esp. slowly or with difficulty. 2. South Africa. to travel by ox wagon. v.t. 3. South Africa. (of a draft animal) to draw (a vehicle or load). n. 4. a journey or trip, esp. one… …   Universalium

  • trek — [trek] noun [C] a long tiring walk trek verb [I] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • trek — [n] long journey expedition, footslog, hegira, hike, long haul, march, odyssey, peregrination, slog, tramp, travel, trip; concept 224 trek [v] journey be on the move*, be on the trail*, foot, hike, hit the road*, march, migrate, plod, range, roam …   New thesaurus

  • trek — sb., ket, trek, kene (vandring) …   Dansk ordbog

  • trek- —     trek     English meaning: to run     Deutsche Übersetzung: “ziehen, laufen”     Note: equal meaning with trügh , trō̆ gh , tregh     Material: O.C.S. trъkъ “run, flow”, trъkaljati “wälzen”, Serb. tr̀čati “run”, trakánac ‘spoor”, Bulg. tъrča… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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