travel-stained love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the clothes, etc., stained with the marks of travel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective soiled from travel

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That night, after dinner, Sheldon and Joan were playing billiards, when Satan barked in the compound, and Lalaperu, sent to see, brought back a tired and travel-stained native, who wanted to talk with the "big fella white marster."

    Chapter 23

  • Or at least as haughty as she could pull off given the spiderwebs in her hair and her travel-stained clothing.

    Fire The Sky

  • Or at least as haughty as she could pull off given the spiderwebs in her hair and her travel-stained clothing.

    Fire The Sky

  • Then, one morning, I am in the stable yard, when a messenger comes riding in, muddy and travel-stained, on a little Welsh pony.

    The Red Queen

  • He swept on his travel-stained green cloak and fastened it with a copper brooch that Odosse had not seen before.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • Since I was certain this travel-stained courier had ridden a much greater distance, I waited with keen anticipation to hear his news.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Since I was certain this travel-stained courier had ridden a much greater distance, I waited with keen anticipation to hear his news.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • "My lords, forgive my travel-stained appearance, I hoped to come before this assembly with better grace, but am come too late to delay the proceedings longer."

    A River So Long

  • Since I was certain this travel-stained courier had ridden a much greater distance, I waited with keen anticipation to hear his news.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Since I was certain this travel-stained courier had ridden a much greater distance, I waited with keen anticipation to hear his news.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

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