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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAUNTING

"The jaunting car it was that ran away with her," says Judy.

His house was soon well furnished: she made him get her a jaunting car.

Its one of the patriots of 98, said the jaunting car driver.

We shall certainly have you jaunting off to London some day.

It, therefore, became necessary that she should ask her grandfather to lend her the jaunting car.

For two or three weeks they go on living at home, and most of that time they are "jaunting," that is, drinking.

Carts with donkeys attached, resembled somewhat the jaunting car in Ireland.

He used to wait at the stage door and drive her back to her lodgings in his own jaunting car.

There are no railway trains or street cars running in the morning, and you cannot find a cab or a jaunting car on the street.

You can go there by train from Dublin three or four times a day, taking a jaunting car at Rathdrum or Rathnew station.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s in modern sense of "short pleasure trip," earlier "tiresome journey" (1590s), earlier as a verb, "tire a horse by riding back and forth on it" (1560s), of unknown origin, perhaps from some obscure Old French word. As a verb in the modern sense from 1640s. Related: Jaunted; jaunting.

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