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or stra·vaig

verb (used without object), stra·vaged, stra·vag·ing.
  1. Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
  2. to saunter; stroll.
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Origin of stravage

1765–75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant
Related formsstra·vaig·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stravaig


  1. (intr) Scot and Northern English dialect to wander aimlessly
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Word Origin for stravaig

C19: perhaps a variant of obsolete extravage, from Medieval Latin extrāvagārī, from vagārī to wander
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