from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fatigued and disheveled by traveling.

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  • adj. tired by travel


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  • Popular woodcuts and prints represented the wandering Jew with a walking stick, travel-worn, bearded, and poor.


  • They arrived here muddy, travel-worn, and exhausted, having moved faster than word of their approach could have been sent.

    Fire The Sky

  • He was badly travel-worn when he got food from the Swedish missionary on Golovin Bay and asked the way south.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • His green gaze, framed by thick black lashes, flicked across her, and Mary was painfully aware of how travel-worn she must appear.

    One Night in Scotland

  • As a boy, he regularly watched the steamboats threshing into view, offloading knots of travel-worn passengers whose dreams were bundled, along with their belongings, into a few threadbare carpetbags.


  • A man in dirty, travel-worn clothes stood there, panting with fatigue.

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  • I held my staff in my left hand and rested my right on the travel-worn bag slung over my shoulder.

    A Time to Every Purpose « A Fly in Amber

  • Silence had returned, thin and travel-worn, but smiling and no longer silent.

    Widows and Orphans

  • Even in such a travel-worn place as Paris he manages to find the guy who's making absinthe from 19th century equipment.

    A Place to Stand

  • Meanwhile the four women were stripping Regapisk of his travel-worn clothing and draping him in finespun, marvelously decorated kilts and robes.

    Burning Tower


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