travel-tainted love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Harassed; fatigued with travel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as travel-stained.

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Examples

  • I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility; I have foundered nine score and odd posts; and here, travel-tainted as I am, have, in my pure and immaculate valour, taken Sir John Colevile of the dale, a most furious knight and valorous enemy.

    Act IV. Scene III. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth

  • I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility; I have foundered nine score and odd posts: and here, travel-tainted as I am, have in my pure and immaculate valour, taken Sir John Colevile of the dale, a most furious knight and valorous enemy.

    The Second Part of King Henry IV

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