Strode
Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. str[=i]tan; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Straddle}.] 1. To walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner. [1913 Webster]

Mars in the middle of the shining shield Is graved, and strides along the liquid field. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle. [1913 Webster]


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