Stravaig

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Stravaig stra-vāg′ (Scot.) to wander about idly
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cf. Extravagant.

Usage

In literature:

He spok of both of ye all night most beautiful, and how ye used to stravaig on the Saturday afternoons, and of auld Kelvinside.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
He could hardly leave you alone to stravaige about the hills there with all sorts of people from Glen Aray.
"Gilian The Dreamer" by Neil Munro
To "stravaig" is to walk about idly.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Stravaiging through the streets with the chase hot on my heels, your open window invited me.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Because if I be, tell that stravaiger sae.
"The Shepherd's Calendar" by James Hogg
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