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|stray (str)|intr.v. strayed
a. To move away from a group, deviate from the correct course, or go beyond established limits.
b. To become lost.
To wander about without a destination or purpose; roam. See Synonyms at wander
3. To follow a winding course; meander.
4. To deviate from a moral, proper, or right course; err.
To become diverted from a subject or train of thought; digress. See Synonyms at swerve
One that has strayed, especially a domestic animal wandering about.
1. Straying or having strayed; wandering or lost: stray cats and dogs.
2. Scattered or separate: a few stray crumbs.
[Middle English straien
, from Old French estraier
, from estree
, from Latin strta
; see street