Definition of Strides

1. Noun. (plurale tantum Australia and Tyneside) trousers ¹

2. Noun. (plural of stride) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of stride) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strides

1. stride [v] - See also: stride

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strides

stridden
striddle
striddled
striddles
stride
stride bass
stride piano
stridence
stridences
stridencies
stridency
strident
stridently
strider
striders
strides (current term)
strideth
striding
stridor
stridors
stridulate
stridulated
stridulates
stridulating
stridulation
stridulations
stridulator
stridulators
stridulatory
stridulous

Literary usage of Strides

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(121) In the practice of the bar, these men might be biassed, if his interest was concerned, or his affections were engaged; the strides! regulations were ..."

2. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne (1887)
"So, taking a dozen or two of longer strides than usual across my room, just while it passed my brain, I walked down calmly into the basse cour, ..."

3. The Bookman (1907)
"Collier's seems to lead among before th ' °1^1 to 1)e -vet accomplished arrangement whereby strides will affair an v \ ls>. ..."

4. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"Doctor Craighead is a noted educational administrator, and under his supervision Tulane University has made rapid strides. CRAIGHEAD, ERWIN, journalist: b. ..."

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