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jaunt


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jaunt  \Jaunt\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jaunted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jaunting}.]  [Cf.  Scot.  jaunder  to  ramble,  jaunt  to  taunt, 
  jeer,  dial.  Sw  ganta  to  play  the  buffoon,  romp,  jest;  perh. 
  akin  to  E.  jump.  Cf  {Jaunce}.] 
  1.  To  ramble  here  and  there  to  stroll;  to  make  an  excursion. 
 
  2.  To  ride  on  a  jaunting  car 
 
  {Jaunting  car},  a  kind  of  low-set  open  vehicle,  used  in 
  Ireland,  in  which  the  passengers  ride  sidewise,  sitting 
  back  to  back  [Written  also  {jaunty  car}.]  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jaunt  \Jaunt\,  v.  t. 
  To  jolt;  to  jounce.  [Obs.]  --Bale. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jaunt  \Jaunt\,  n. 
  1.  A  wearisome  journey.  [R.] 
 
  Our  Savior,  meek,  and  with  untroubled  mind  After  his 
  a["e]ry  jaunt,  though  hurried  sore.  Hungry  and  cold, 
  betook  him  to  his  rest.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  A  short  excursion  for  pleasure  or  refreshment;  a  ramble;  a 
  short  journey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jaunt 
  n  :  a  journey  taken  for  pleasure;  "many  summer  excursions  to  the 
  shore";  "it  was  merely  a  pleasure  trip";  "after  cautious 
  sashays  into  the  field"  [syn:  {excursion},  {outing},  {junket}, 
  {pleasure  trip},  {expedition},  {sashay}] 
  v  :  make  a  trip  for  pleasure  [syn:  {travel},  {trip}] 




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