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synonyms for strays

  • herd
  • oxen
  • beasts
  • bulls
  • calves
  • cows
  • dogies
  • livestock
  • longhorn
  • shorthorns
  • stock
  • bovid mammals
  • moo cows
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How to use strays in a sentence

At dawn the next day she strays far out to aPg 156 forest, where she finds a hermit.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Trim the roots a little, and cut off the strays or runners from each plant.
THE BOOK OF SPORTS:WILLIAM MARTIN
No one in the yard knows how the old clock got there,—it probably drifted there, as have so many other waifs and strays.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
I went hungry for fresh beef, and gave those sharks over forty good strays.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
After a change of mounts for the foreman, Dell and the trail boss drifted the strays up the creek.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
This method affords a refuge to all strays in your possession, and absolves you from any evil intent.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
In a big pastoral exodus like the present, it is simply impossible to keep strays out of moving herds.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
Winters along the Gulf coast; occasionally strays to Massachusetts.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED
"Tell him about that mix-up in the strays," called Bronco after Limber, as the foreman rode toward Traynor.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
The owners of these strays, having been notified, sent men to drive their own cattle home; but the animals would not remain away.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAYS

  • beasts
  • bovid mammals
  • bulls
  • calves
  • cows
  • dogies
  • herd
  • livestock
  • longhorn
  • moo cows
  • oxen
  • shorthorns
  • stock
  • strays
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.