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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To wander idly from place to place.
  • To wander so as to lose one's self or itself: chiefly applied to the young of poultry.
  • To be in a declining state of health; become very ill; give out.
  • n. A plague; a mischief; a disaster: applied both to things and to persons.
  • n. The flesh of sheep that have died of disease or by accident.

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