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Definitiona short journey taken for pleasure
a digression from the main path of a journey
- While I was yet new at Doctor Strong's, she made several excursions over to Canterbury to see me, and always at unseasonable hours: with the view, I suppose, of taking me by surprise.Chapters 16-18 (50% in)
- Away we went, however, on our holiday excursion; and the first thing we did was to stop at a church, where Mr. Barkis tied the horse to some rails, and went in with Peggotty, leaving little Em'ly and me alone in the chaise.Chapters 10-12 (26% in)
- He had relinquished his legal suit of black for the purposes of this excursion, and wore the old surtout and tights, but not quite with the old air.Chapters 49-51 (12% in)
There are no more uses of "excursion" in David Copperfield.
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