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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTRAINED

We received our route and entrained at the Plymouth station.

In the morning the Thirty-fourth entrained and returned to Fort Clowdry.

They entrained soon after and are now in the neighbourhood of ——.

We “entrained,” as he would say in one of his military dispatches.

On October 23 we marched to Proven and entrained there, getting out at Elverdinghe.

We left Courcelles about October 18, and entrained at Miraumont station.

They entrained in ordinary trucks and got into bivouac somewhere about midnight.

I thanked the pundit, and entrained immediately for Tarakeswar.

One regiment after the other entrained in cars, and were whirled to the south.

On the other side of the Ganges we entrained again and reached Calcutta by noon.

WORD ORIGIN

"to draw along," 1560s, from French entrainer (12c.), from en- "away" (see en- (1)) + trainer "to drag" (see train (n.)). Related: Entrained; entrainment. A word in chemistry; the word meaning "to get on a locomotive train" is a native formation from the 1860s.

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