perambulation

[ per-am-byuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF perambulation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERAMBULATION

He pulled down the window-blinds, and began afresh his perambulation to and fro.

We ended our perambulation of the town, by going to the opera at night.

No mention of this is made by Lambarde in his Perambulation of Kent.

Continuing their perambulation, they reached the present site of Waterloo-bridge.

The boys pattered off, and the lieutenant resumed his perambulation.

Of Mr. Oates we have had occasion to speak in our perambulation of King Street.

Bertie paused in his perambulation of the little room, and stared at him.

Such were all the ideas that Robina or either of her cavaliers could have given of their perambulation of Ewmouth Castle.

Dalston registers not only supply this information, but a description of the ceremony of perambulation.

During our perambulation we came to some machinery and bulkheads, etcetera, which were dingy in colour.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Anglo-Latin (c.1300) and Anglo-French perambulacion, from Medieval Latin perambulationem (nominative perambulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin perambulare (see perambulate).

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