1 to go, travel: ...until the day I die if I see any of my family gan agley. la14-.
2 travel specifically to find work at a market 20-.
‣ gang aboot travel la19-.
‣ gan about body, gang aboot person a Traveller, a Tinker: You are surely not very much acquaint with gan-aboot people ... 20-. Compare gaen etymology: Scots; Northern Middle English gang, gange, Old English gangan (gongan), Old Norse ganga; sense 1 attested by JS, SS, ET, DW, sense 2 attested by SR, all senses attested by BW