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Definition of Strawen
1. of straw [adj]
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Literary usage of Strawen
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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... Saxon ; strawen, German ; stroer, Danish. Perhaps itro<w is best, being that which reconciles etymology with pronunciation. See STROW. ..."
2. Epea Pteroenta, Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke, Richard Taylor (1840)
"TREENE, and pay gold and sillier, than drinke out of gold and siluer, and make wooden payment." — Camdens Remains, p. 241. [strawen. " Let him lodge hard, ..."
3. The Legend of Good Women by Geoffrey Chaucer (1889)
"Strangling, verbal s. strangling; of strangling, caused by strangling, 807. strawen, v. strew, 207. ... See strawen. Subtil, adj. skilful, 672. ..."
4. The Language and Metre of Chaucer by Bernhard Aegidius Konrad ten Brink (1901)
"Chaucer seems to employ the form strawen, which may be accounted for by the ... from strawen, in consequence of assimilation to the subst . straw. ..."
5. The Language and Metre of Chaucer by Bernhard Aegidius Konrad ten Brink (1901)
"... seems to employ the form strawen, which may be accounted for by the development of ... from strawen, in consequence of assimilation to the subst. straw. ..."