noun Chiefly British.
- 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
Related Words for travellertourist, traveller, quest, trek, squadron, patrol, undertaking, travel, crusade, trip, outing, tour, jaunt, exploration, safari, cruise, crew, caravan, excursion, observer
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"You'll find I'm right, sir," was the reply of the traveller who spoke first.
Money means to the traveller not only health, enjoyment, comfort, but knowledge.The Roof of France
"I used to be light-footed, in my youth," said Philemen to the traveller.
"Why, I am very nimble, as you see," answered the traveller.
The traveller's soup was succeeded by a dish of meat, and that by a dish of vegetables.Little Dorrit
- a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
- the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
also traveller, late 14c., agent noun from travel (v.).