stravaig
intransitive verb see stravage

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stravaig — verb To stroll, meander. It is tedious work, training clematis over low posts, so that its beauty does not stravaig up the walls but lies open under the eye; but on the edge of the town many gardeners grew it thus …   Wiktionary

  • stravaig — or explore a virtual town called Scotstoun where they can call up characters such as the …   Scottish slang

  • stravaig — [strə veɪg] (also stravage) verb chiefly Scottish & Irish wander about aimlessly. Origin C18: prob. a shortening of obs. extravage digress, ramble …   English new terms dictionary

  • stravaig — stra·vaig …   English syllables

  • stravaig — intransitive verb see stravage …   Useful english dictionary

  • stravaiger — stravaigˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑stravaig …   Useful english dictionary

  • stra|vage — «struh VAYG», intransitive verb, vaged, vag|ing. = stravaig. (Cf. ↑stravaig) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stravage — or stravaig intransitive verb Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from extravagate Date: 1773 chiefly Scottish roam …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stravage — stravaiger, n. /streuh vayg /, v.i., stravaged, stravaging. 1. Scot., Irish, and North Eng. to wander aimlessly. 2. to saunter; stroll. Also, stravaig /streuh vayg /. [1765 75; by aphesis < ML extravagari to wander out of bounds. See EXTRAVAGANT] …   Universalium

  • roam — verb Syn: wander, rove, ramble, drift, walk, traipse, range, travel, tramp, trek; Scottish & Irish stravaig; informal cruise, mosey …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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