- to destroy.
Origin of stroy
1400–50; late Middle English stroyen, aphetic variant of destroyen to destroy
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Examples from the Web for stroyed
They 'stroyed most everything we had 'cept a little vittles; took all de stock and take them wid them.
Whilst I was in dat pulpit de Sperrit spoke to me and said: 'Dis town is gwine to be 'stroyed tomorrow; 'pare your folks.'
The Yankees poured out all the syrup an' 'stroyed everything they could.
Dey tuck all de stock and cattle what folks had, and burned and 'stroyed eve'ything.
- an archaic variant of destroy
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