Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
ramen; cf. AS.
ārǣmanto raise, rise, D.
ramento hit, plan, aim, OS.
rōmōnto strive after, OHG.
rāmen. But the word was probably influenced by
Rome; cf. OF.
romiera pilgrim, originally, a pilgrim going to Rome, It.
To go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander.
roamethto the carpenter’s house.
roamingthrough a thorny wood.
Syn. – To wander; rove; range; stroll; ramble.
To range or wander over.
And now wild beasts came forth the woods to
The act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble;
as, he began his.
roamo'er hill and dale
Webster 1828 Edition
To wander; to ramble; to rove; to walk or move about from place to place without any certain purpose or direction. The wolf and the savage roam in the forest.
Daphne roaming through a thorny wood.