Travel \Trav"el\, n. 1. The act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey. [1913 Webster] With long travel I am stiff and weary. --Shak. [1913 Webster] His travels ended at his country seat. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. An account, by a traveler, of occurrences and observations during a journey; as, a book of travels; -- often used as the title of a book; as, Travels in Italy. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) The length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve. [1913 Webster] 4. Labor; parturition; travail. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]