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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WANDERINGS

In the wanderings of his mind the same duality of life followed him.

The following is the story of the picture's wanderings, as told at Nuremberg.

In one of these wanderings he came on some of the waters of Greenbrier river.

So poor a place he had not seen in all his wanderings through that abject land.

His fine, smooth skin was darkened by the exposure of his daily wanderings.

It so happened that in their wanderings to and fro our glances met.

What foolish infatuation had ever suggested to me the Quixotism of these wanderings?

But he related willingly the story of his wanderings, and told us all about the conquest of the bay.

Guard, dear old Guard, will never accompany them more in their wanderings.

The dagger of the assassin continued to track his wanderings.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wandrian "move about aimlessly, wander," from West Germanic *wandrojan (cf. Old Frisian wondria, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wanderen, German wandern "to wander," a variant form of the root represented in Old High German wantalon "to walk, wander"), from root *wend- "to turn" (see wind (v.)). In reference to the mind, affections, etc., attested from c.1400. Related: Wandered; wandering. The Wandering Jew of Christian legend first mentioned 13c. (cf. French le juif errant, German der ewige Jude).

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