- a metal ring or thimble fitted to move freely on a rope, spar, or rod.
- Also called horse. the rope, spar, or rod itself.
Origin of traveler
Examples from the Web for traveler
She has been a huge fan of the festival for years … and there has always been that traveler crossover with Glastonbury.
A traveler attempted to jump from their flight midair while another spat on fellow passengers in a fit of rage.
Pavee Point, an Irish traveler rights organization, said it had been infuriated by the police's actions.Blonde Child Reunited With Roma Family After Irish Police Blunder|Tom Sykes|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every traveler deserves to be hosted like we were at La Maison du Parc, but the real delight is in the morning.On La Route du Cidre: Getting Buzzed on Normandy’s Cider Trail|William O’Connor|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In other words, the Dubai traveler had transmitted the infection.
That Boston newspaper, the Traveler, in spreading the Chamberlain unpleasantness, was assiduously biographical.The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
For original material he depended largely on the collections and sagacious notes of the traveler Commerson.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
While we waited in the traveler's room, two boys sung or chanted several minutes, and then begged for money.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
The traveler withdrew his head turtlewise within the handsome collar in final condemnation.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
A traveler scaling the mountains, leaping upon dizzy heights; a gambler staking his fortune, his freedom, his life—upon a cast!The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
Word Origin and History for traveler
also traveller, late 14c., agent noun from travel (v.).