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noun as in cattle

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This requires being open to what will actually accomplish this—even if it strays from existing dogma.

Porn For Women, however, strays away from the typical preconceived notion of the explicit content beloved by the male species.

And when the pope strays, his advisors quickly get him back on track.

The Americans, in contrast, never strays far from the operation at hand, and it's more grounded—and fascinating—as a result.

“These poor waifs and strays of humanity had a melancholy ending,” an 1874 New York Times article reads.

At dawn the next day she strays far out to aPg 156 forest, where she finds a hermit.

Trim the roots a little, and cut off the strays or runners from each plant.

No one in the yard knows how the old clock got there,—it probably drifted there, as have so many other waifs and strays.

I went hungry for fresh beef, and gave those sharks over forty good strays.

After a change of mounts for the foreman, Dell and the trail boss drifted the strays up the creek.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strays, such as: herd, oxen, beasts, bulls, calves, and cows.

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