verb (used with object), per·am·bu·lat·ed, per·am·bu·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), per·am·bu·lat·ed, per·am·bu·lat·ing.
Origin of perambulate
Examples from the Web for perambulation
There is a very ancient tree, an oak well known and good of fame, even at the first perambulation of our legislator king.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
That is why a perambulation of the stalls is as perilous as to pick one's way through hot ploughshares.Prose Fancies|Richard Le Gallienne
Corporal Bracknell stopped his perambulation of the hut, and stared at his companion.The Lady of North Star|Ottwell J. Binns
After a perambulation of twenty miles he had now set his face homewards, and thus the meeting was accomplished.Children of the Mist|Eden Phillpotts
I accordingly made a mental note and the perambulation continued.The Mystery of 31 New Inn|R. Austin Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for perambulation
Word Origin for perambulate
Word Origin and History for perambulation (1 of 2)
mid-15c., from Anglo-Latin (c.1300) and Anglo-French perambulacion, from Medieval Latin perambulationem (nominative perambulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin perambulare (see perambulate).