- a traveler, especially on foot.
Origin of wayfarer
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Examples from the Web for wayfarer
Oh how often have knowledge and keen wits and understandings/ Been as deadly as brigands or ghouls to the wayfarer.Imperial Locavores
August 29, 2011
Kirkwood conceived a wholly senseless curiosity about the other wayfarer.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
The wayfarer, Perceiving the pathway to truth, Was struck with astonishment.War is Kind
Now don't you wish; Madam, you had had compassion on the wayfarer?
At last, to our wayfarer's unspeakable joy, deliverance came.The Sign of the Spider
But its coming and going wrought a curious effect upon that wayfarer.The Grain Ship
- a person who goes on a journey
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Word Origin and History for wayfarer
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