Perambulating


Perambulating
Perambulate Per*am"bu*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perambulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perambulating}.] [L. perambulatus, p. p. of perambulare to perambulate; per through + ambulare to walk. See {Per-}, and {Amble}.] To walk through or over; especially, to travel over for the purpose of surveying or examining; to inspect by traversing; specifically, to inspect officially the boundaries of, as of a town or parish, by walking over the whole line. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.