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  • n. Plural form of jaunt.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jaunt.


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  • The only chains are on the bicycles of the many cyclists that come in for weekend jaunts from San Antonio and Austin, both about an hour (by car) away.

    Pam Grout: Waylon, Willie and the Girls

  • Even jaunts to the grandparents, where we were made comfy and treated like royalty, disrupted Mr. F's routines, naps and night sleep -- leaving us more exhausted than before we left.

    Brian Gresko: Revisiting the Family Vacation -- With Baby

  • She would try to control her fear, but mostly on these jaunts she'd assert herself.

    three for the christmas

  • She worked for Saatchi & Saatchi, the advertising agency, and varied her London social life with "jaunts" to Italy, where she had once lived and been engaged to an Italian who broke her heart but remained a lifelong friend.

    Fay, a woman of substance

  • While we Brits are represented by affable oaf HRH Prince Andrew farting about in business class on Trade Ambassador jaunts, House of Stark has Sean Bean Lord Eddard Stark festooned in 10 raggedy layers of leather and fox fur thundering about on a black charger, growling, "Winter is coming," then lopping off some poor serf's head with a big sword.

    Grace Dent's TV OD: Game Of Thrones

  • We move around every few weeks to a new destination (with the exception of the winter months when we stay in Bonita Springs, FL for several months in a row, with occasional jaunts on the weekends).

    Zumbox: A Viable Paper Mail Killer?

  • During my many castle jaunts, I've never once seen a female magician.

    Laurenne Sala: The Magic Castle: Ex-Nerds With Birds

  • Last week she hosted one of her early-AM jaunts in Central Park for Team AOL!

    Heidi Klum Hosts A Summer Run In Central Park

  • On shorter jaunts on better-established routes, when only the crew was aboard, that opened plenty of facilities for odd passengers.

    April 5th, 2009

  • Although I realize the rest of the world probably does not, in fact, plan their office jaunts with quite so much precision, it certainly is worthwhile in this economy to consider how we can work more effectively.

    2009 March 11 « The Book Publicity Blog


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