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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jaunt \Jaunt\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jaunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jaunting.] [Cf. Scot. jaunder to ramble, jaunt to taunt, jeer, dial. Sw. ganta to play the buffoon, romp, jest; perh. akin to E. jump. Cf. Jaunce.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion. [1913 Webster] 2. To ride on a jaunting car. [1913 Webster] Jaunting car, a kind of low-set open vehicle, used in Ireland, in which the passengers ride sidewise, sitting back to back. [Written also jaunty car.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]