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noun 
  1. (archaic) A wearisome journey.
    • Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aí«ry , though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. - Milton
      1. A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
  2. (intransitive) To ride on a jaunting car.
  3. (transitive) (obsolete)'' To jolt; to jounce.
Etymology: Compare Scots jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Swedish ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perhaps akin to English jump. Compare jaunce.


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