A long arduous journey, especially one made on foot
see Great Trek.
a three-day trek across the desert
A large fishing net, weighted at one end and fitted with floats on the other so that it hangs vertically in the water, usually dropped from a boat and hauled in from the shore
The northward migration 1835-7 of large numbers of Boers discontented with British rule in the Cape, to the areas where they eventually founded the Transvaal Republic and Orange Free State