"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Saturday, 11 April 2009


Peregrination is a rarely used term for travelling or wandering, especially on foot and at random. It was used originally to refer to a pilgrimage.

"His peregrinations took him all over Europe, particularly the Eastern side."

1 comment:

  1. And in French pèlerinage still is pilgrimage. Liszt's Années de pèlerinage reminded me. But then pilgrimages are still commonish in France. I'm sure that you wanted to be told that (you probably knew anyway).