What does the word ramble mean?

Usage examples for ramble

  1. This charming companionship secured all to himself- the capture of the salmon- the tribute that had been paid to his skill- the magnetic waterproof hanging over his arm- the prospect of a long ramble home on this beautiful afternoon: all these things combined were surely sufficient to put any young man in an excellent humor. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  2. The horses were evidently inclined to ramble back, so we short- hobbled them; but as soon as it became dusk, they all went off at a gallop. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  3. And in the Colonies, she explained to her husband, during a moorland ramble, it would be absurd for me to be called 'my lady. – Red Money by Fergus Hume