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pilgrim

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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 5 in 5 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

pilgrimn. [OE. pilgrim, pelgrim, pilegrim, pelegrim; cf. D. pelgrim, OHG. piligrīm, G. pilger, F. pèlerin, It. pellegrino; all fr. L. peregrinus a foreigner, fr. pereger abroad; per through + ager land, field. See Per-, and Acre, and cf. Pelerine, Peregrine.].
  •  A wayfarer; a wanderer; a traveler; a stranger.  [1913 Webster]
    "Strangers and pilgrims on the earth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who travels far, or in strange lands, to visit some holy place or shrine as a devotee; as, a pilgrim to Loretto; Canterbury pilgrims. See Palmer.  P. Plowman.  [1913 Webster]
pilgrima. 
     Of or pertaining to a pilgrim, or pilgrims; making pilgrimages.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
Pilgrim fathers, a name popularly given to the one hundred and two English colonists who landed from the Mayflower and made the first settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620. They were separatists from the Church of England, and most of them had sojourned in Holland.
pilgrimv. i. 
     To journey; to wander; to ramble.  Grew. Carlyle.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pilgrim, n. & v.
--n.
1 a person who journeys to a sacred place for religious reasons.
2 a person regarded as journeying through life etc.
3 a traveller.
--v.intr. (pilgrimed, pilgriming) wander like a pilgrim.

Idiom
Pilgrim Fathers English Puritans who founded the colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620.
Derivative
pilgrimize v.intr. (also -ise).
Etymology
ME pilegrim f. Prov. pelegrin f. L peregrinus stranger: see PEREGRINE

DEVIL DICTIONARY

pilgrim

n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience.

THESAURUS

pilgrim

abbacomes, abbot, adventurer, alpinist, ascetic, astronaut, beadsman, brother, caloyer, camper, celibate, cenobite, climber, comers and goers, commuter, conventual, conventual prior, cosmopolite, cruiser, excursionist, explorer, fare, friar, globe-girdler, globe-trotter, goer, grand prior, hajji, hermit, hieromonach, jet set, jet-setter, journeyer, lay abbot, lay brother, mariner, mendicant, monastic, monk, mountaineer, palmer, passenger, passerby, pathfinder, pillar saint, pillarist, pioneer, prior, religieux, religious, rubberneck, rubbernecker, sailor, sightseer, straphanger, stylite, tourer, tourist, trailblazer, trailbreaker, transient, traveler, trekker, tripper, viator, visiting fireman, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur, wayfarer, world-traveler

ROGET THESAURUS

pilgrim

Clergy

N clergy, clericals, ministry, priesthood, presbytery, the cloth, the desk, clergyman, divine, ecclesiastic, churchman, priest, presbyter, hierophant, pastor, shepherd, minister, father, father in Christ, padre, abbe, cure, patriarch, reverend, black coat, confessor, dignitaries of the church, ecclesiarch, hierarch, ebdomarius, eminence, reverence, elder, primate, metropolitan, archbishop, bishop, prelate, diocesan, suffragan, dean, subdean, archdeacon, prebendary, canon, rural dean, rector, parson, vicar, perpetual curate, residentiary, beneficiary, incumbent, chaplain, curate, deacon, deaconess, preacher, reader, lecturer, capitular, missionary, propagandist, Jesuit, revivalist, field preacher, churchwarden, sidesman, clerk, precentor, choir, almoner, suisse, verger, beadle, sexton, sacristan, acolyth, acolothyst, acolyte, altar boy, chorister, Pope, Papa, pontiff, high priest, cardinal, ancient flamen, flamen, confessor, penitentiary, spiritual director, cenobite, conventual, abbot, prior, monk, friar, lay brother, beadsman, mendicant, pilgrim, palmer, canon regular, canon secular, Franciscan, Friars minor, Minorites, Observant, Capuchin, Dominican, Carmelite, Augustinian, Gilbertine, Austin Friars, Black Friars, White Friars, Gray Friars, Crossed Friars, Crutched Friars, Bonhomme, Carthusian, Benedictine, Cistercian, Trappist, Cluniac, Premonstatensian, Maturine, Templar, Hospitaler, Bernardine, Lorettine, pillarist, stylite, abbess, prioress, canoness, religieuse, nun, novice, postulant, prophet, priest, high priest, Levite, Rabbi, Rabbin, Rebbe, scribe, mullah, muezzin, ayatollah, ulema, imaum, imam, sheik, sufi, kahin, kassis, mufti, hadji, dervish, fakir, faquir, brahmin, guru, kaziaskier, poonghie, sanyasi, druid, bonze, santon, abdal, Lama, talapoin, caloyer, the Reverend, the very Reverend, the Right Reverend, ordained, in orders, called to the ministry.

Traveler

N traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter, tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, Alpine Club, peregrinator, wanderer, rover, straggler, rambler, bird of passage, gadabout, gadling, vagrant, scatterling, landloper, waifs and estrays, wastrel, foundling, loafer, tramp, tramper, vagabond, nomad, Bohemian, gypsy, Arab, Wandering Jew, Hadji, pilgrim, palmer, peripatetic, somnambulist, emigrant, fugitive, refugee, beach comber, booly, globegirdler, globetrotter, vagrant, hobo, night walker, sleep walker, noctambulist, runabout, straphanger, swagman, swagsman, trecker, trekker, zingano, zingaro, runner, courier, Mercury, Iris, Ariel, comet, pedestrian, walker, foot passenger, cyclist, wheelman, rider, horseman, equestrian, cavalier, jockey, roughrider, trainer, breaker, driver, coachman, whip, Jehu, charioteer, postilion, postboy, carter, wagoner, drayman, cabman, cabdriver, voiturier, vetturino, condottiere, engine driver, stoker, fireman, guard, chauffeur, conductor, engineer, gharry-wallah, gari-wala, hackman, syce, truckman, on the road.


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