What does the word jaunt mean?

Usage examples for jaunt

  1. Invested my money quite safely and haven't spent much on this jaunt. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  2. He looked out for the horse's pace, for he was a careful driver, but he was out for no pleasure jaunt. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  3. " I use 'shopping' as a pretext for a jaunt now and then," she laughed, when they were seated. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd