Glossary

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

Glossary of walking art

There are 10 definitions in this directory beginning with the letter W.
Walk
as far as the day goes.
Submitted by: Alec Finlay

walking library
A library filled with books suggested as good to take for a walk. (Deirdre Heddon & Misha Myers, 2012)
Submitted by: Deirdre Heddon

Walking the Pipe
Travelling on foot nearby and/or along the Elan Valley Aqueduct
Submitted by: Kate Green

Walkshop
A workshop with walking at its focus.
Submitted by: James Cunningham

Waondering
When the mind & body are casting about together, questioning encountering & discovering.
Submitted by: Maryclare Foa

way-losing
A journey which will include walking as an essential component, the object of is to become lost.
Submitted by: Bill Aitchison

Wayfarer
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

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

Wengle
v - to twist and turn
Submitted by: Janette Kerr

WIDOW’S WALK
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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