Errant

Definition of Errant

Er´rant
a.1.Wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving.
Seven planets or errant stars in the lower orbs of heaven.
- Sir T. Browne.
2.Notorious; notoriously bad; downright; arrant.
Would make me an errant fool.
- B. Jonson.
3.(Eng. Law) Journeying; itinerant; - formerly applied to judges who went on circuit and to bailiffs at large.
n.1.One who wanders about.

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