In any case, recent events had got me wondering how many Americans had trod the usual path but in reverse.
Keep ever in the one straight path Of duty they have trod; And guided by the same pure light Of love, for man and God.
Since graduating from Simmons College as a business major in 1958, Ruth had trod a conventional path.
I looked with awe at the ground I trod on, to see what the Powers had made there, the form and fashion and material of their work.
Ensuring more diverse images of women in the worlds of both music and media was a path Latifah decided to trod long ago.
She could do just what she liked with me, for I loved the very ground she trod on.
The earth he trod was like no other ground he had ever walked upon.
The floor they trod on was made of squares of black and white marble, and there were seats and a round marble table.
No one dropped the ring or mispronounced the responses, or trod on Evie's train, or cried.
If you played a trick on Walter, you are the meanest man that ever trod the deck of a ship.
Old English tredan (class V strong verb; past tense træd, past participle treden), from Proto-Germanic *tredanan (cf. Old Frisian treda, Middle Dutch treden, Old High German tretan, German treten, Gothic trudan, Old Norse troða).
early 13c., from tread (v.); in reference to automobile tires, it is recorded from 1906.