Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as travelstained.
- adj. soiled from travel
“The rest of his rich dress was travel-soiled, and deranged by hard riding.”
“The harness was shabby and travel-soiled, and the traces were of rope, which seemed to require continual”
“While all this was going on above stairs, there sat in the bar-room below a fair young man, travel-soiled and looking weary, like an over-taxed child.”
“Being shown to a well-furnished room, we changed our travel-soiled clothing for a more civilized costume, by which time breakfast was announced, and we were ushered into a large dining-hall.”
“Canada had furnished an asylum to their flying, travel-soiled, foot-sore, and needy brethren, -- was not so very far away, and, therefore, it was preferred to the West Coast of Africa.”
“The small encouragement that came to him from the conscientious minority of white men and women was as refreshing as the cool ocean breeze at even-tide to the feverish brow of a travel-soiled pilgrim.”
“In spite of his mysterious nervous ailment he had nerved himself to make the journey after Marjorie, and walked in, softly and slowly, indeed, and somewhat travel-soiled, but very much himself, and apparently determined on a rescue.”
“I did not tell them the truth -- that I was a pilgrim from a far country, footsore and travel-soiled, that I had been well-nigh poisoned by their bad cooking and blistered with their bug-bites!”
“Chartham and walks the rest of the way over Harbledown, where he will see the little city of the Middle Ages encircled with its ancient wall and crowned by the towers of its cathedral very much as did the cosmopolitan groups of travel-soiled men and women who for century after century feasted their eyes from the selfsame spot.”
“Walking through the primitive town his boots and soft shirt and travel-soiled hat had been in too perfect keeping with the environment for her to be more than pleasurably conscious of them.”
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