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waifs and strays

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwaifs and strayswaifs and straysBritish EnglishSSCDHP children or animals who do not have a home She loved cats, and would take any waifs and strays into her home. waif
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waifs and straysHe also made a special study of the outcasts, the waifs and strays of industrial society the vagrants and the idiots.
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