- a Covenanter persecuted by Charles II and James II, especially one who fled home to follow rebellious Presbyterian ministers who refused to accept episcopacy.
Related Words for wanderervagabond, nomad, rover, explorer, stray, ranger, straggler, adventurer, itinerant, vagrant, drifter, gypsy, gadabout, bum, traveler, gad, stroller, pilgrim, roamer, beachcomber
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Contemporary Examples of wanderer
The beasts do not accept the type of death they bring; yet they accept the kind that the wanderer brings.
But the wanderer arrives out from the depths of time—he lives with his arms clasped tightly around hunger.
He is a wanderer who spends time at his family home in Mauritius, in Nice, and in New Mexico.If He Had to be French...
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Historical Examples of wanderer
The fields and wood-paths have as yet few charms to entice the wanderer.Buds and Bird Voices (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
Then, after a minute, "Edward, my son is a wanderer yet: do you still remember him?"
You'll be a stranger among your own folks, an' a wanderer on the earth; till you tell.Meadow Grass
Looking down from her pagoda she saw a wanderer passing below.
She beckoned with her hand, but the wanderer did not look up.