His journeys in the east between the two imprisonments therefore involved something more than the revisitation of former fields.
It was with a start of self-rebuke that he confessed to himself that here was the ultimate object of his revisitation.
And the Concord books—how do they bear the test of revisitation?
c.1300, "a visit by an ecclesiastical representative to examine the condition of a parish, abbey, etc.," from Latin visitationem (nominative visitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of visitare (see visit). The supernatural sense of "a sight, appearance" is attested from mid-14c.