Blaze-a-trail



Find a new path or method; begin a new undertaking. For example, His research blazed a trail for new kinds of gene therapy. This expression was first used literally in the 18th century for the practice of marking a forest trail by making blazes, that is, marking trees with notches or chips in the bark. [ Late 1800s ]

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    something that blazes or shines brightly. a sports jacket, usually a solid color or striped, having metal buttons and sometimes an insignia on the breast pocket, as one worn by a member of a club, school, or the like. a small cooking apparatus using as its source of heat a spirit lamp, hot coals, etc., […]



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    a bright flame or fire: the welcome blaze of the hearth. a bright, hot gleam or glow: the blaze of day. a sparkling brightness: a blaze of jewels. a sudden, intense outburst, as of fire, passion, or fury: to unleash a blaze of pent-up emotions; a blaze of glory. blazes, Informal. hell: Go to blazes! […]

  • Blazing

    burning brightly and with great heat, force, etc. of tremendous intensity or fervor: a performance of blazing ferocity. a bright flame or fire: the welcome blaze of the hearth. a bright, hot gleam or glow: the blaze of day. a sparkling brightness: a blaze of jewels. a sudden, intense outburst, as of fire, passion, or […]



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