to walk through, about, or over; travel through; traverse.
to traverse in order to examine or inspect.
to walk or travel about; stroll.
- per·am·bu·la·tion, noun
- per·am·bu·la·to·ry [per-am-byuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /pərˈæm byə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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How to use perambulate in a sentence
Charges are made for dozens of "white poyntes for the boyes" in these perambulation accounts.
As late as 1798 an order was made for the usual perambulation, but "no dinner at the parish expense."
Perambulation expenses increased during the same period from 12s.
But he considered "that the time had now come to express it without any perambulation or circumlocution."The Fourth Estate, vol.1 | Armando Palacio Valds
As in the other instance, a search has to be made for the key, entailing much perambulation of the farm.Yorkshire Painted And Described | Gordon Home
British Dictionary definitions for perambulate
to walk about (a place)
(tr) to walk round in order to inspect
- perambulation, noun
- perambulatory (pəˈræmbjʊlətərɪ, -trɪ), adjective
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