Jaunt

Definition of Jaunt

v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Jaunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jaunting.]
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.
- Thackeray.
v. t.1.To jolt; to jounce.
n.1.A wearisome journey.
Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind
After his aëry 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.

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