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stray in Animals topic

straystray3 noun [countable]  1 HBALOST/DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU AREan animal that is lost or has no home2 informalSEPARATE someone or something that has become separated from others of the same kind waifs and strays at waif(2)
Examples from the Corpus
strayJessica, Chris, and I rode along the creek bed looking for strays.He was some stray who had reminded her of the Scarabae agent.From a starving stray it was transformed into a contented house cat.The family plans to provide a home for the strays.It gets the undesirable strays off the streets.