- (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
- A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
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.
- (intransitive) To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
- (intransitive) To ride on a jaunting car.
- (transitive) (obsolete)'' To jolt; to jounce.
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