Definition of Straying

1. Adjective. Unable to find your way. "Found the straying sheep"

Similar to: Lost



Definition of Straying

1. Verb. (present participle of stray) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Straying

1. stray [v] - See also: stray

Lexicographical Neighbors of Straying

strawless
strawlike
strawman
strawmen
strawn
strawne
straws
strawweight
strawworm
strawworms
strawy
stray
strayed
strayer
strayers
straying (current term)
strayings
strays
streak
streak-backed antshrike
streak-backed antshrikes
streak it
streak of good luck
streaked
streaked it
streaker
streakers
streakier
streakiest
streakily

Literary usage of Straying

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

1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1889)
"only be reached by one straying from the highway, no barriers need be erected.1 need be erected. danger. Klatt v. Milwaukee, 53 Wis. 196; sc, 40 Am. Rep. ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord by Francis Bacon (1819)
"V. By straying. By straying, property in live cattle is thus gotten. When they come into other mens grounds straying from the owners, then the party or lord ..."

3. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of New York by New York (State). (1896)
"TITLE X. ction on special proceeding, relating to an animal straying upon the highway. :e. 3082. ... Certain officers to seize animals straying. 3085. ..."

4. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of New York by New York (State). (1907)
"TITLE X. on on special proceeding, relating to an animal straying upon tue ... to seize animals straying. . hen private person muy seize such animala. ..."

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