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a·stray / əˈstrā/ • adv. 1. away from the correct path or direction: we went astray but a man redirected us. 2. into error or morally questionable behavior: he was led astray by boozy colleagues. PHRASES: go astray (of an object) become lost or mislaid: the money had gone astray.

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astray XVIII. ME. o strai, astrai(e) -AN. *astraié, OF. estraié, pp. of estraier, f. estree road :- late L. strāta STREET. Aphetic STRAY. For the loss of cf. ASSIGN2.

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astray

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