Definition of Strayings
1. straying [n] - See also: straying
Lexicographical Neighbors of Strayings
Literary usage of Strayings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Robt: Leighton by Robert Leighton, George Jerment (1805)
"... and immediately after our straying is mentioned, it is added, The Lord laid, or made meet on him, the iniquity of us all, of all our strayings; and <o. ..."
2. Harvest-home by Sarah Hammond Palfry (1913)
"Strayings. That it may please thee to raise up those who fall. As THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. S the fond mother runneth from her home, Along the common ways, ..."
3. The Works of Thomas Shepard: First Pastor of the First Church, Cambridge by Thomas Shepard (1853)
"Hence comes your sleeping in your strayings from God, as Jonah that went away from the presence of the Lord, and the Lord let him alone for a time ; I know ..."
4. Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London by Epidemiological Society of London (1883)
"The strayings observed to occur with other nematodes are often associated with the gravest disorders, leading not unfrequently to fatal results. ..."