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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Pilgrim


PIL'GRIM, noun [Latin peregrinus. Gu. Latin peragro, to wander, palor.]

1. A wanderer; a traveler; particularly, one that travels to a distance from his own country to visit a holy place, or to pay his devotion to the remains of dead saints. [See Pilgrimage.]

2. In Scripture, one that has only a temporary residence on earth. Hebrews 11:13.

PIL'GRIM, verb intransitive To wander or ramble. [Not used.]