wend (one's) way

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wend (one's) way

To proceed to or along a particular path or course. Used especially in the phrase "wend (one's) way home." It's been a great party, but it's starting to get late, so I think I'll start wending my way home. People eventually started to wend their way back to their offices as police broke up the demonstration.
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wend one's way

Proceed along a course, go, as in It's getting late; we had best wend our way home. [c. 1400]
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wend your way

go in a specific direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route.
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References in classic literature ?
It was not far from the Buytenhof to Hoogstraet (High Street); and a stranger, who since the beginning of this scene had watched all its incidents with intense interest, was seen to wend his way with, or rather in the wake of, the others towards the Town-hall, to hear as soon as possible the current news of the hour.
Mike Chandler, 55, will wend his way on foot through Rosson-Wye, Gloucester, Oxford and Buckinghamshire, running the length of a marathon every day for a week before ending in London.
Pathalil needed a police escort to wend his way through Hindus protesting a eucharistic congress his diocese organized Oct.