Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
rammle, fr. Prov. E.
rameto roam. Cf.
To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander;
rambleabout the city; to
rambleover the world.
He that is at liberty to
ramblein perfect darkness, what is his liberty better than if driven up and down as a bubble by the wind?
To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
To extend or grow at random.
Syn. – To rove; roam; wander; range; stroll.
A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.
Coming home, after a short Christmas
A bed of shale over the seam.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To rove; to wander; to walk, ride or sail from place to place, without any determinate object in view; or to visit many places; to rove carelessly or irregularly; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the country.
Never ask leave to go abroad, for you will be thought an idle rambling fellow.
2.To go at large without restraint and without direction.
3.To move without certain direction.
O're his ample sides, the rambling sprays luxuriant shoot.
Coming home after a short Christmas ramble, I found a letter upon my table.