strawy
adjective see straw I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Strawy — Straw y, a. Of or pertaining to straw; made of, or resembling, straw. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strawy — /straw ee/, adj., strawier, strawiest. 1. of, containing, or resembling straw. 2. strewn or thatched with straw. [1545 55; STRAW + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • strawy — adjective a) Made of straw b) Similar to straw …   Wiktionary

  • strawy — straw·y || strɔːɪ adj. of or pertaining to straw, made of straw, like straw …   English contemporary dictionary

  • strawy — a. 1. Of straw, stramineous. 2. Straw colored, stramineous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • strawy — /ˈstrɔi/ (say strawee), /ˈstrɔri/ (say strawree) adjective 1. of, containing, or resembling straw. 2. strewed or thatched with straw. {straw + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • strawy — ˈstrȯi, ȯē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: straw (I) + y 1. : of, relating to, resembling, consisting of, or containing straw 2. obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • stramineous — strawy; light; worthless; straw coloured Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Stramineous — Stra*min e*ous, a. [L. stramineus, fr. stramen straw, fr. sternere, stratum, to spread out, to strew.] 1. Strawy; consisting of straw. Robinson. [1913 Webster] 2. Chaffy; like straw; straw colored. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flaxen — adjective Date: 15th century 1. made of flax 2. resembling flax especially in pale soft strawy color < flaxen hair > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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