4. That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk. A woody mountain . . . With goodliest trees planted, with walks and bowers. (milton) He had walk for a hundred sheep. (Latimer) Amid the sound of steps that beat The murmuring walks like rain. (bryant)
1. To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace]]; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground. At the end of twelve months, he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. (dan. Iv. 29) When peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. (Matt. Xiv. 29)
3. To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter. I have heard, but not believed, the spirits of the dead May walk again. (Shak) When was it she last walked? (Shak)
6. To move off; to depart. He will make their cows and garrans to walk. (Spenser) To walk in, to go in; to enter, as into a house. To walk after the flesh, to live in obedience to his commands, and have communion with him.
Origin: OE. Walken, probably from AS. Wealcan to roll, turn, revolve, akin to D. Walken to felt hats, to work a hat, G. Walken to full, OHG. Walchan to beat, to full, Icel. Valka to roll, to stamp, Sw. Valka to full, to roll, Dan. Valke to full; cf. Skr. Valg to spring; but cf. Also AS. Weallian to roam, ramble, G. Wallen.