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  • (of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home
    • a stray calf
    • a stray dog
  • not close together in time
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs
  • an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    • She always digresses when telling a story
    • her mind wanders
    • Don't digress when you give a lecture
  • wander from a direct course or at random
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town
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