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excursion
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this venerable witch-lady had heard Mr. Dimmesdale's outcry, and interpreted it, with its multitudinous echoes and reverberations, as the clamour of the fiends and night-hags, with whom she was well known to make excursions in the forest.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (21% in)

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