from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To engage in fanciful daydreaming.
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- v. To daydream.
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- v. have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
Lately I find that when I know what I'm looking for, I'll order from Amazon; when I don't know what I'm looking for, Changing Hands or Bookman's are good places to go, if only to woolgather.
Uhura, pleased that he was now with the mission in soul as well as body, let him woolgather.
It seems that persons engaged in listening to something boring -- an uninspired teacher, a witness being grilled on the finer points of the fine print in a fine old contract -- begin to daydream -- to woolgather -- losing focus on the task at hand.