Definition of Excursing

1. Verb. (present participle of excurse) ¹



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Definition of Excursing

1. excurse [v] - See also: excurse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excursing

excubitorium
excudit
exculpable
exculpate
exculpated
exculpates
exculpating
exculpation
exculpations
exculpatory
excur
excurrent
excurse
excursed
excurses
excursing (current term)
excursion
excursion rate
excursion steamer
excursionist
excursionists
excursions
excursive
excursively
excursiveness
excursivenesses
excursus
excursuses
excusable
excusableness

Literary usage of Excursing

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1. Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society by Minnesota Historical Society (1876)
"[Ib.] " On July 4, a man named FRANCIS DUNN was thrown from a wagon in which he had been excursing with his family, and was killed. ..."

2. Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807 by Anna Seward, Archibald Constable (1811)
"... and cheerfulness, I trust that yourself and Mrs R. Sykes, persuading your sister to join the party, will realize the plan of excursing to Lich- field. ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1850)
"An obvious resource would have been to have taken the railway from Noyelles to Abbeville, only, we had planned excursing elsewhere till Friday, ..."

4. The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell by William Whewell (1881)
"... and partly excursing in different directions. My operations from this point have taken more time than they otherwise would have done in consequence of ..."

5. Travels: Comprising Observations Made During a Residence in the Tarentaise by Robert Bakewell (1823)
"... little opportunity of judging of the state of society, my time being almost entirely occupied in excursing among the mountains. ..."

6. A Descriptive, Explanatory, and Critical, Catalogue of Fifty of the Earliest by Landseer, John (1834)
"... ere they encountered the solitary and deserted daughter of the Cretan king, had been merely excursing for the double purpose of hunting and drinking! ..."

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