• WordNet 3.6
    • n strayer someone who strays or falls behind
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Strayer One who strays; a wanderer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n strayer One who or that which strays; a wanderer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Strayer one who strays, a wanderer
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estraier, to wander—estree, a street—L. strata, a street.


In literature:

Miss Aiken advances a Dana, Harriet counters with a Strayer.
"Adventures In Friendship" by David Grayson
Is a strayer from the drove: one that Nature made a sociable, because she made him man, and a crazed disposition hath altered.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
Strayer, G.D., Coffman, L.D., Prosser, C.A.
"The High School Failures" by Francis P. Obrien
Strayer, A Brief Course in the Teaching Process, chapter XVI.
"How to Teach Religion" by George Herbert Betts
Here we encounter some of the fundamental principles of psychology as explained and emphasized by James, McDougall, and Strayer.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
When I broke in the door Eve Strayer pulled a gun on me.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers

In news:

The new president of Strayer University, a for-profit higher education institution.
Kerry Strayer Septet to perform at Jazz on the Green.
Strayer University's Fairview Park Campus will hold a session describing its advanced degree programs from 1-3 pm Dec 7.
Registration by Dec 1 is requested by calling 440-471-6400 or emailing fairviewpark@ strayer .edu.
Strayer Education 3rd-Quarter Profit Falls 71.
Strayer Tumbles After Suspending Quarterly Dividend.
Marissa Wilkens and Jackson Strayer -Benton were married June 2.
Parents of the couple are Ed and Jill Wilkens of Charlotte, VT and Rich Benton and Frances Strayer of Sandwich, NH.
A123 Systems, Strayer Education Among Stocks hitting 52-Week Lows Friday.
Megan Strayer , 15, Franklin High School, watches Santino Quaranta as he gives her his autograph.
Herndon-based Strayer Education became the latest for-profit higher-education company to post continued declines in income and enrollment last week, as the industry struggles with economic and regulatory pressures.
Mrs Richard A Strayer observe 65th anniversary.
And Mrs Richard A Strayer , Montoursville, observed their 65th wedding anniversary Jan 4, 2012.
Funeral services for Rodney R Strayer , 58, of Hot Springs, will be held at 11 am Saturday, April 30, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Estherville.
Strayer Education ( STRA ) owns and operates universities and online courses.

In science:

Bruenn, S. W., in Guidry, M. W., and Strayer, M. R., eds., Nuclear physics in the universe, (IOP, Bristol, 1993).
Numerical hydrodynamics in general relativity
Rikovska Stone, J., Miller, J., Koncewicz, R., Stevenson, P., and Strayer, M. 2003, Phys.
Observational Tests of Neutron Star Relativistic Mean Field Equations of State
Strayer: Low-energy He-He interactions with phenomenological potentials. J.
The ^4He trimer as an Efimov system