Trav"el, n. 1. The act
of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey.
With long travel I am stiff and weary.
His travels ended at his country seat.
2. pl. An account, by a traveler, of
occurrences and observations during a journey; as, a book of
travels; -- often used as the title of a book; as, Travels in
3. (Mach.) The length of stroke of a
reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve.
4. Labor; parturition; travail. [Obs.]
Trav"el (?), v. t. 1. To
journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent. "I
travel this profound." Milton.
2. To force to journey. [R.]
They shall not be traveled forth of their own
Trav"el (?), v. i. [imp. & p.
p. Traveled (?) or Travelled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Traveling or Travelling.] [Properly, to labor,
and the same word as travail.] 1. To labor; to
travail. [Obsoles.] Hooker.
2. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to
travel over the city, or through the streets.
3. To pass by riding, or in any manner, to a
distant place, or to many places; to journey; as, a man travels for
his health; he is traveling in California.
4. To pass; to go; to move.
Time travels in divers paces with divers