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stravage

or stravaig

[struh-veyg] /strəˈveɪg/
verb (used without object), stravaged, stravaging.
1.
Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
2.
to saunter; stroll.
Origin of stravage
1765-1775
1765-75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant
Related forms
stravaiger, noun
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  • I met him stravaiging the vacant street last night; that was all.

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  • In Christmas Dreams, the word "stravaigging" was corrected to "stravaiging."

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  • stravaiging through the streets with the chase hot on my heels, your open window invited me.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine

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