wayfaring

[wey-fair-ing]

adjective, noun

traveling, especially on foot.

Nearby words

  1. way-cool,
  2. way-out,
  3. waybill,
  4. waycross,
  5. wayfarer,
  6. wayfaring tree,
  7. waygoing,
  8. waygoing crop,
  9. waylaid,
  10. wayland

Origin of wayfaring

First recorded in 1530–40; way1 + fare + -ing1

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Word Origin and History for wayfaring

wayfaring

n.

Old English wegfarende; see way + fare (v.).

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