given to travelling about ...1847
from Italian viaggiare (to travel)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1847 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Monk Lewis has shewn us, even when they come in the shape of the Madonna, how much they are to be dreaded, even by an Ambrosio. Byron thought the viaggiatory English old maids, who scour the continent, and fix themselves for the time being in all parts of it, were only incarnations of evil spirits..."
From: The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley
- Thomas Medwin