stravage


stravage
stravaiger, n.
/streuh vayg"/, v.i., stravaged, stravaging.
1. Scot., Irish, and North Eng. to wander aimlessly.
2. to saunter; stroll.
Also, stravaig /streuh vayg"/.
[1765-75; by aphesis < ML extravagari to wander out of bounds. See EXTRAVAGANT]

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  • stravage — [strə vāg′] vi. stravaged, stravaging [aphetic contr. < ML extravagari, to stray: see EXTRAVAGANT] [Scot., Irish, or North Eng.] to wander about aimlessly; roam: also sp. stravaig …   English World dictionary

  • stravage — or stravaig intransitive verb Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from extravagate Date: 1773 chiefly Scottish roam …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stravage — stra·vage …   English syllables

  • stravage — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stravaig — intransitive verb see stravage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stravaig — [strə veɪg] (also stravage) verb chiefly Scottish & Irish wander about aimlessly. Origin C18: prob. a shortening of obs. extravage digress, ramble …   English new terms dictionary

  • stravaig — intransitive verb see stravage …   Useful english dictionary


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