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stroller

[stroh-ler] /ˈstroʊ lər/
noun
1.
a person who takes a leisurely walk; saunterer.
2.
a wanderer; vagrant.
3.
an itinerant performer.
4.
a four-wheeled, often collapsible, chairlike carriage in which small children are pushed.
Origin of stroller
1600-1610
1600-10; stroll + -er1
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  • Before them fled the stroller and his three sons, capless and terrified.

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • The stroller tried a simple ruse, and nigh lost his feet in doing it.

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • A stroller he was, of course, but not a minstrel in any other sense than as a keeper of a rhyming diary.

  • "A sign that we will be proper friends," replied the stroller.

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • Happily to the stroller in Stratford every association connected with him is gentle and tender.

    Shakespeare's England William Winter
British Dictionary definitions for stroller

stroller

/ˈstrəʊlə/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, Austral) a usually collapsible chair-shaped carriage in which a small child may be wheeled Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) buggy1 , pushchair
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Word Origin and History for stroller
n.

"child's push-chair," 1920, agent noun from stroll (v.).

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