Definition of Strawy

1. a. Of or pertaining to straw; made of, or resembling, straw.



Definition of Strawy

1. Adjective. Made of straw ¹

2. Adjective. Similar to straw ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strawy

1. resembling straw [adj STRAWIER, STRAWIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strawy

strawflowers
strawhat
strawier
strawiest
strawing
strawless
strawlike
strawman
strawmen
strawn
strawne
straws
strawweight
strawworm
strawworms
strawy (current term)
stray
strayed
strayer
strayers
straying
strayings
strays
streak
streak-backed antshrike
streak-backed antshrikes
streak it
streak of good luck
streaked
streaked it

Literary usage of Strawy

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

1. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"On these grounds, many farmers prefer to postpone the manuring of their meadow land with strawy dung until the beginning of spring, and then leave it on the ..."

2. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1889)
"One neighbor laid down the trees in the fall some years ago, covering them with strawy matter weighted down, and he had peaches the following summer when ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"Ou the top I lay the haulm or any strawy matter I may ta« at hand, which is often of great service in a «even ..."

4. Annual Report by Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (1907)
"The corn stalk mulch gain is 935 quarts, and the strawy manure mulch gain ... The strawy manure plot did very well in giving a gain of 601 quarts per acre ..."

5. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"The word strawy has been thought to be a misprint for straying ; but no reason has been given ... Perhaps strawy, applied to the Greeks, is from the Keltic ..."

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