Walk


Walk
Walk Walk, n. 1. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk. [1913 Webster]

3. Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk. [1913 Webster]

4. That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk. [1913 Webster]

A woody mountain . . . with goodliest trees Planted, with walks and bowers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

He had walk for a hundred sheep. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

Amid the sound of steps that beat The murmuring walks like rain. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]

5. A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian. [1913 Webster]

The mountains are his walks. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

He opened a boundless walk for his imagination. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

6. Conduct; course of action; behavior. [1913 Webster]

7. The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

8. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

9. (Sporting) (a) A place for keeping and training puppies. (b) An inclosed area of some extent to which a gamecock is confined to prepare him for fighting. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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