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 for Trailing wheel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trailing \Trail"ing\,
     a. & vb. n. from Trail.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Trailing arbutus. (Bot.) See under Arbutus.
  
     Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the
        trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as
        to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. --Weale.
  
     Trailing wheel, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not
        a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a
        carriage.
        [1913 Webster]

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