or stra·vaig


verb (used without object), stra·vaged, stra·vag·ing.

Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
to saunter; stroll.

Origin of stravage

1765–75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant
Related formsstra·vaig·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stravaiging

Historical Examples of stravaiging

  • I met him stravaiging the vacant street last night; that was all.

    John Splendid

    Neil Munro

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



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

    A Daughter of Raasay

    William MacLeod Raine