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From Latin circumforaneus +‎ -an.


circumforanean (comparative more circumforanean, superlative most circumforanean)

  1. (obsolete) Wandering from market to market; vagabond, itinerant.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy, 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , New York, 2001, p.209:
      [] I am the bolder to insert, as not borrowed from circumforanean rogues and gypsies, but out of the writings of worthy philosophers and physicians []