Itinerating
itinerate i*tin"er*ate ([-i]*t[i^]n"[~e]r*[=a]t). v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Itinerated} ([-i]*t[i^]n"[~e]r*[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Itinerating} ([-i]*t[i^]n"[~e]r*[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [LL. itineratus, p. p. of itinerari, itinerare. See {Itinerant}.] To wander without a settled habitation; to travel from place or on a circuit, particularly for the purpose of preaching, lecturing, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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