excursion englannista suomeksi
A brief recreational trip; a journey out of the usual way.
A wandering from the main subject: a digression.
To go on a recreational trip or excursion.
1825, (w), Letter to Wordsworth|Mr. Wordsworth, 6 April, 1825, in ''The Works of Charles Lamb'', Volume I, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851, p. 249, https://books.google.ca/books?id=ypdNAQAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- Yesterday I excursioned twenty miles; to-day I write a few letters.
1880, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 49, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/119/119-h/119-h.htm
- After breakfast, that next morning in Chamonix, we went out in the yard and watched the gangs of excursioning tourists arriving and departing with their mules and guides and porters (..)
1942, (w), ''(w)'', “Ways of Getting Round,” http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks04/0400201.txt
- Victoria cows preferred to walk on the plank sidewalks in winter rather than dirty their hooves in the mud by the roadside. They liked to tune their chews to the tap, tap, tap of their feet on the planks. Ladies challenged the right of way by opening and shutting their umbrellas in the cows' faces and shooing, but the cows only chewed harder and stood still. It was the woman-lady, not the lady-cow who had to take to the mud and get scratched by the wild rose bushes that grew between sidewalk and fence while she excursioned round the cow.
wander (talk off topic)