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gad aroundand gad about
to go from place to place, having fun. I'm too old to gad around like that. She wasted too much time gadding about with her friends.
on (or upon) the gadon the move.
The noun gad is archaic and is now used only in this expression. The verb gad meaning ‘go from one place to another in search of pleasure’, is more familiar today; both may have their origins in an obsolete word gadling , meaning ‘a wanderer or vagabond’.