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ramble (v.)

mid-15c., ramblen, "to wander, roam about in a leisurely manner," perhaps frequentative of romen "to walk, go" (see roam), perhaps via romblen (late 14c.) "to ramble." The vowel change is perhaps by influence of Middle Dutch rammelen, a derivative of rammen "copulate," "used of the night wanderings of the amorous cat" [Weekley], or the Middle English word might be from the Dutch one. Meaning "to talk or write incoherently" is from 1630s. Related: Rambled; rambling.

ramble (n.)

"a roving, an act of wandering for recreation or pleasure," especially a leisurely walk in varying directions, 1650s, from ramble (v.).

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Definitions of ramble from WordNet
1
ramble (v.)
continue talking or writing in a desultory manner;
This novel rambles on and jogs
Synonyms: ramble on / jog
ramble (v.)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;
Synonyms: roll / wander / swan / stray / tramp / roam / cast / rove / range / drift / vagabond
2
ramble (n.)
an aimless amble on a winding course;
Synonyms: meander
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