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 for jaunt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]
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     1. To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
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     2. To ride on a jaunting car.
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     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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jaunt \Jaunt\, v. t.
     To jolt; to jounce. [Obs.] --Bale.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jaunt \Jaunt\, n.
     1. A wearisome journey. [R.]
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              Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind
              After his a["e]ry jaunt, though hurried sore.
              Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. --Milton.
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     2. A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a
        short journey.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to
           the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after
           cautious sashays into the field" [syn: excursion,
           jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition,
      v 1: make a trip for pleasure [syn: travel, trip, jaunt]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "jaunt":
     airing, amble, bat around, bum, campaign, circuit, constitutional,
     count ties, course, cruise, divagate, drift, excursion, expedition,
     fare, flit, forced march, gad, gad about, gallivant, globe-trot,
     go about, go abroad, go on safari, go overseas, go the rounds,
     grand tour, hike, hit the road, hit the trail, hobo, journey,
     junket, knock about, knock around, make a journey,
     make a pilgrimage, make a trip, march, meander, mooch, mush,
     nomadize, outing, package tour, parade, peregrinate, peregrination,
     pererrate, peripatetic journey, peripateticism, pilgrim,
     pilgrimage, pleasure trip, progress, promenade, prowl, ramble,
     range, range the world, roam, round trip, roundabout, rove,
     rubberneck, rubberneck tour, run, run about, safari, sally,
     saunter, schlep, shoot, sight-see, stalk, straggle, stray, stretch,
     stroll, take a trip, take the road, tour, traipse, tramp, trek,
     trip, trudge, turn, vagabond, vagabondize, voyage, walk,
     walk the tracks, walking tour, wander, wayfare

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