The correct answer is walk about.
A. walk about
B. tread on
C. transport over a short distance
D. lay traps
The correct answer is (A) To walk or wander about; to tramp or trudge wearily; to walk a long distance aimlessly.
Traipse is a variation of trápes, which comes from Dutch trappen (tread). It also relates to Old French trapasser (to pass beyond)
Examples of use:
- He traipsed from one town to another.
- We traipsed all over the resort in a search for Billly's shoes.