Definition of Strayers

1. Noun. (plural of strayer) ¹



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Definition of Strayers

1. strayer [n] - See also: strayer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strayers

strawing
strawless
strawlike
strawman
strawmen
strawn
strawne
straws
strawweight
strawworm
strawworms
strawy
stray
strayed
strayer
strayers (current term)
straying
strayings
strays
streak
streak-backed antshrike
streak-backed antshrikes
streak it
streak of good luck
streaked
streaked it
streaker
streakers
streakier
streakiest

Literary usage of Strayers

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1. Report and Transactions (1880)
"STRAYERs.—Received ffor a certayne bollock and a sheepe beyng strayers and so brought yn to the courte and solde—ix' ..."

2. Husbandry Spiritualized: Or, The Heavenly Use of Earthly Things, in which by John Flavel (1824)
"You are glad when you have found your strayers ; much more is Christ when he hath ... When you have brought home your strayers, you sometimes clog them, ..."

3. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"... and against them evermore The waves of Amphitrite the dark-blue-eyed do roar ; 60 And these Rocks are called the strayers by the blessed Gods above, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"They have not at present actually broken that treaty, but they claim to keep to their marauding habits, driving away or killing all chance strayers into ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"and ponies, sent them off to track the strayers before the snow- melted. I will now pass more quickly over the next two months. Throughout the month of June ..."

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