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  • noun One who travels, especially to distant lands.
  • noun UK A modern-day gypsy, tinker, caravan dweller, etc.
  • noun Ireland A member of the nomadic ethnic minority.
  • noun A list and record of instructions that follows a part in a manufacturing process.
  • noun nautical A metal ring that moves freely on part of a ship’s rigging.

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  • noun a person who changes location


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travel +‎ -er



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  • Traveller was used by General Robert E. Lee thoughout most of the Civil War.

    Traveller (birth name "Jeff Davis") was born near the Blue Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia), raised by Andrew Johnston. An American Saddlebred, he was of the Gray Eagle stock, and, as a colt, took the first prize at the Lewisburg, Virginia, fairs in 1859 and 1860. As an adult gelding, he was a sturdy horse, 16 hands high and 1,100 pounds (500 kg), iron gray in color with black points, a long mane and flowing tail.


    February 1, 2008