Er"rant (?), a. [F. errant, p. pr. fr. OF. errer to travel, LL. iterare, fr. L. iter journey; confused somewhat with L. errare to err. See Eyre, and cf. Arrant, Itinerant.]


Wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving.

Seven planets or errant stars in the lower orbs of heaven. Sir T. Browne.


Notorious; notoriously bad; downright; arrant.

Would make me an errant fool. B. Jonson.

3. Eng.Law

Journeying; itinerant; -- formerly applied to judges who went on circuit and to bailiffs at large.

Mozley & W.


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Er"rant, n.

One who wanders about.




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