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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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a short journey taken for pleasure


a digression from the main path of a journey
  • Sir Henry had numerous papers to examine after breakfast, so that the time was propitious for my excursion.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (12% in)
  • It was an excursion of some miles across the moor to a place which is so dismal that it might have suggested the story.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (31% in)
  • Such an excursion could not be kept secret.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (39% in)

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