errantry

noun
er·rant·ry | \ˈer-ən-trē, ˈe-rən-\
plural errantries

Definition of errantry 

: the quality, condition, or fact of wandering especially : a roving in search of chivalrous adventure

First Known Use of errantry

1620, in the meaning defined above

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