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itinerant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Itinerant  \I*tin"er*ant\,  a.  [LL.  itinerans,  -antis,  p.  pr  of 
  itinerare  to  make  a  journey,  fr  L.  iter,  itineris  a  walk, 
  way  journey.  See  {Errant},  {Issue}.] 
  Passing  or  traveling  about  a  country;  going  or  preaching  on  a 
  circuit;  wandering;  not  settled;  as  an  itinerant  preacher; 
  an  itinerant  peddler. 
 
  The  king's  own  courts  were  then  itinerant,  being  kept 
  in  the  king's  palace,  and  removing  with  his  household 
  in  those  royal  progresses  which  he  continually  made 
  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Itinerant  \I*tin"er*ant\,  a. 
  One  who  travels  from  place  to  place  particularly  a  preacher; 
  one  who  is  unsettled. 
 
  Glad  to  turn  itinerant,  To  stroll  and  teach  from  town 
  to  town.  --Hudibras. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  itinerant 
  adj  1:  traveling  from  place  to  place  to  work  "itinerant  labor"; 
  "an  itinerant  judge" 
  2:  working  for  a  short  time  in  different  places;  "itinerant 
  laborers";  "a  road  show";  "traveling  salesman";  "touring 
  company"  [syn:  {road},  {touring},  {traveling}] 
  n  :  a  person  who  walks  from  place  to  place  [syn:  {peripatetic}] 




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