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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Roam


ROAM, verb intransitive [If m is radical, this word seems to be connected with ramble, Latin ramus.]

To wander; to ramble; to rove; to walk or move about from place to place without any certain purpose or direction. The wolf and the savage roam in the forest.

Daphne roaming through a thorny wood.

ROAM, verb transitive To range; to wander over; as, to roam the woods; but the phrase is elliptical.