A glossary of terms related to walking. Compiled by the community.

Glossary of walking art

There are currently 3 definitions in this directory beginning with the letter W.
one who sets out to see where the way takes her IN PRAISE OF WALKING 40 'definitions' by THOMAS A. CLARK 1988
Submitted by: Elspeth Owen

to wobble about (precariously) – I did some of that on the ice today
Submitted by: Karen Smith

WIDOW’S WALK (also WIDOW’S WATCH and ROOFWALK) A railed platform on the roof of a house. The term is sometimes said to derive from the habit of women using them as vantage points for looking out to sea for their lost mariner husbands.
Submitted by: Rob Cowan - Dictionary of Urbanism

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