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Monday, December 02, 2002

Definitions for wayworn

  1. Wearied by traveling.

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Citations for wayworn
The wayworn Battalions halt in the Avenue: they have, for the present, no wish so pressing as that of shelter and rest. Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution
These beautiful and verdant recesses, running through and softening the rugged mountains, were cheering and refreshing to the wayworn travellers. Washington Irving, Astoria
Origin of wayworn
1770-1780
Wayworn is way (from Old English weg) + worn (from Old English werian).
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