He moseyed occasionally around Lebanon, Ohio, where he owned a farm, and asked locals to respect his privacy.
So I took things on my own hook and went to Cottonton, where I moseyed round considerable.
They moseyed by the Plaza, and over to the Hussman, where they looked at apartments, which ended in Pearl taking one.
But I drawed lots with myself and moseyed over to the school-house to keep a bench warm.
Raphael Poe moseyed through the streets of Moscow in an apparently aimless manner.
1829, American English slang, of unknown origin, perhaps related to British dialectal mose about "go around in a dull, stupid way." Or perhaps from Spanish vamos (see vamoose). Related: Moseyed; moseying.
To move along, esp to walk slowly; saunter; ease on: A mild river that moseyed at will/ The Wheaton cruiser moseyed on by me and turned back toward town
[1829+; perhaps fr Spanish vamos; perhaps fr British dialect mose about, ''walk in a stupid manner'']