Deambulatory

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deambulatory A covered place in which to walk; an ambulatory.
    • a Deambulatory Going about from place to place; wandering; of or pertaining to a deambulatory. "Deambulatory actors."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deambulatory A covered place to walk in; specifically, the aisles of a church, or, more properly, an aisle carried around the apse and surrounding the choir on three sides; a cloister or the like.
    • deambulatory Strolling.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Deambulatory dē-am′bū-la-to-ri a passage or aisle round the choir and apse of a church.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. LL. deambulator, a traveler
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. deambulāre, -ātum, to walk about.