from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Travers, P(amela) L. 1899-1996. Australian-born British writer of children's stories, including Mary Poppins (1934).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Across; athwart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete variant of traverse.
  • n. In the manège, a sidewise movement of the horse with the forehand a little in advance of the croup.


From Norman French traverser "to cross", an occupational name for a toll collector. (Wiktionary)



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