traveller

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traveller

(US), traveler
1. a part of a mechanism that moves in a fixed course
2. Nautical
a. a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
b. the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
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The cavalcade had not long passed, before the branches of the bushes that formed the thicket were cautiously moved asunder, and a human visage, as fiercely wild as savage art and unbridled passions could make it, peered out on the retiring footsteps of the travelers.
Great guide-boards of stone, But travelers none; Cenotaphs of the towns Named on their crowns.
The travelers were therefore obliged to stay at the hotel until the next day; the horses had done ten leagues that day and needed rest.
One of these bad people was named Procrustes; and he was indeed a terrible fellow, and had an ugly way of making fun of the poor travelers who happened to fall into his clutches.
The strength of the family tie in France, and its comparative weakness in America, has been the subject of frequent comment among travelers.
There was too many bones in the--Bruno began, but Sylvie frowned at him, and laid her finger on her lips, for, at this moment, the travelers were waited on by a very dignified officer, the Head-Growler, whose duty it was, first to conduct them to the King to bid him farewell and then to escort them to the boundary of Dogland.
The four travelers walked up to the great gate of Emerald City and rang the bell.
They can not afford to run the risk of having their hospitality abused by travelers, especially since travelers are such notorious scorners of honest behavior.
As the travelers turned into another street they found a man walking excitedly up and down the pavement.
What the Queen said to them none of our travelers could understand, for it was in the mouse language; but the field mice obeyed without hesitation, running one after the other to the Scarecrow and hiding themselves in the straw of his breast.
The travelers were cordially welcomed to this quaint domicile and invited to pass the night there, which they had planned to do.
The travelers agreed to occupy this makeshift bed-chamber.