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Monday, October 18, 2004

Definitions for maunder

  1. To talk incoherently; to speak in a rambling manner.
  2. To wander aimlessly or confusedly.

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Citations for maunder
As in one of his earlier novels , . . . Kerr invents a credibly grim scenario for our future: most of the earth's inhabitants are infected with a deadly virus and maunder in fetid cities. Charles Flowers, New York Times
It is a play with melodramatic themes, but García Lorca has put aside temptation to let it maunder, scream or otherwise let the emotions take over. Richard F. Shepard, New York Times
Origin of maunder
1615-1625
Maunder is perhaps a dialectal variant of meander (possibly influenced by wander).
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