Definition of Strae

1. straw [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strae

stracchino
stracciatella
stracciatellas
straczekite
straddle
straddle carrier
straddle carriers
straddled
straddler
straddlers
straddles
straddling
stradiot
stradiots
strads
strae (current term)
straes
strafe
strafed
strafer
strafers
strafes
straff
straffed
straffing
straffs
strafing
strag
straggle
straggled

Literary usage of Strae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc by David Herd, Sidney Gilpin (1870)
"Fy gae rub her o'er wi' strae. GIN ye meet a bonny lame, Gi'e her a kifs and let her gae ; But if ye meet a dirty huffy, Fy gae rub her o'er wi' ..."

2. A Collection of Right Merrie Garlands for North Country Anglers by Joseph Crawhall (1864)
"TUNE—" Fie ! gar rub her owre wi' strae 1" |T 's Mayday this ; the wale o' days ; The westlin' wind blaws saft an' free, Far i' th' sky, their notes o' joy ..."

3. The Account Book of Sir John Foulis of Ravelston 1671-1707 by John Foulis (1894)
"53 6 8 and for the strae . . . . 12 00 0 soe y* he hes payed the candle. 1704 monie rent and the wholl victuall I want rot ..."

4. Shetland Folk-lore by John Spence (1899)
"ose is strae for?" No. 2 replies: " strae is for mony a guid ose, particularly ta mak' saat cuddies (small baskets for salt) o'. What ose is strae for ? ..."

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