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jaunting


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  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. 




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