Ramble

Definition of Ramble

Ram´ble   Pronunciation: răm´b'l
v. i.1.To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world.
[imp. & p. p. Rambled (răm"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Rambling (răm"blĭng).]
He that is at liberty to ramble in perfect darkness, what is his liberty better than if driven up and down as a bubble by the wind?
- Locke.
2.To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
3.To extend or grow at random.
n.1.A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.
Coming home, after a short Christmas ramble.
- Swift.
2.(Coal Mining) A bed of shale over the seam.
3.A section of woods suitable for leisurely walking.
4.a type of dance; as, the Muskrat ramble.

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