Meandering
Meander Me*an"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Meandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Meandering}.] To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate. [1913 Webster]

Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the sacred river ran. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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