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excursion
used in 1776

only 1 use
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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • In his own opinion, however, it was too late in the season for any British movements of consequence, other than a few "excursions" into New Jersey perhaps, to revive the "drooping" spirits of the many Loyalists there.
    p. 235.1

There are no more uses of "excursion" in 1776.

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