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stravage

[struh-veyg] /strəˈveɪg/
verb (used without object), stravaged, stravaging.
1.
Scot., Irish, and North England. to wander aimlessly.
2.
to saunter; stroll.
Also, stravaig
[struh-veyg] /strəˈveɪg/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; by aphesis < Medieval Latin extrāvagarī to wander out of bounds. See extravagant
Related forms
stravaiger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stravaig

stravaig

/strəˈveɪɡ/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (Scot & Northern English, dialect) to wander aimlessly
Word Origin
C19: perhaps a variant of obsolete extravage, from Medieval Latin extrāvagārī, from vagārī to wander
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