Ram"ble (răm"b'l), v. i.
[imp. & p. p. Rambled (-b'ld); p. pr.
& vb. n. Rambling (-blĭng).] [For
rammle, fr. Prov. E. rame to roam. Cf. Roam.]
1. To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place,
without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or
irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city;
to ramble over the world.
He that is at liberty to ramble in perfect
darkness, what is his liberty better than if driven up and down as a
bubble by the wind? Locke.
2. To talk or write in a discursive, aimless
3. To extend or grow at random.
Syn. -- To rove; roam; wander; range; stroll.
Ram"ble, n. 1. A
going or moving from place to place without any determinate business
or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.
Coming home, after a short Christmas
2. [Cf. Rammel.] (Coal Mining) A
bed of shale over the seam. Raymond.