noun Scottish History.
a Covenanter persecuted by Charles II and James II, especially one who fled home to follow rebellious Presbyterian ministers who refused to accept episcopacy.
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wander (ˈwɒndə)
1.  (also tr) to move or travel about, in, or through (a place) without any definite purpose or destination
2.  to proceed in an irregular course; meander
3.  to go astray, as from a path or course
4.  (of the mind, thoughts, etc) to lose concentration or direction
5.  to think or speak incoherently or illogically
6.  the act or an instance of wandering
[Old English wandrian; related to Old Frisian wandria, Middle Dutch, Middle High German wanderen]
adj, —n

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His wanderer of the wasteland is his thinly disguised autobiography.
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