Evagation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Evagation A wandering about; excursion; a roving.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n evagation The act of wandering; excursion; a roving or rambling.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Evagation e-vag-ā′shun wandering: a digression.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. evagatio, fr. evagari, to wander forth: cf. F. évagation,. See Vagary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. evagārie, out, vagāri, to wander.

Usage

In literature:

Den I went to Atlanta to wuk for Miss Ruth Evage (probably Elliott).
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
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