Reverse Dictionary: STR – STRD


STRADDLE – VERBS
– to straddle over; to stand over a place with the legs astride BESTRIDE 1601
 
STRAGGLING – ADJECTIVES
– RAGGLED straggling, irregular, ragged …1795 Sc.
– RAGGLISH uneven, straggling, higgledy-piggledy …1921 Sc.
– SCRAGGEN straggling …1870 Eng. dial.
– SCRAGGLING scattered, straggling …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWING awkwardly tall, lanky; straggling; long and thin …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWMING ungainly, sprawling; straggling …1895 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWMY irregular, unshapely; lanky, large, straggling, spreading …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 
STRAGGLING – NOUNS
– RAGGLE straggling order …1594 Sc. obs.
 
STRAIGHT – ADJECTIVES
– AVOIRDUPOIS evenly balanced; straight, correct …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– EEND even, straight …Bk1900 Sc.
– GAIN straight, direct …c1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NEEN straight, direct …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RIGHT FORTH straight …Bk1903 sl.
– TANG straight, tight …1825 Sc.
 
STRAIGHT – ADVERBS
– HOBBLE-DE-POISE evenly balanced; straight, correct …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
STRAIGHT – VERBS
– RANGE to make straight, even, or level …1846
 
STRAIGHTAWAY – ADVERBS
– straightaway, at once, forthwith, immediately BEDENE a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
STRAIGHTEN – VERBS
– to straighten, to unbend UNBOW 1538 obs.
 
STRAIGHTFORWARD, STRAIGHTFORWARDLY, STRAIGHTFORWARDNESS – ADJECTIVES
– BANG-UP honourable, upright, straightforward, punctual …1865 Eng. dial.
– DINKY-DIE genuine, authentic, honest, straightforward …E20 Aust. & NZ sl.
– DUNSTABLE straightforward, honest, or direct in one’s speech or dealings …1565 obs.
– EVEN upright, straightforward …1885 Eng. dial.
– EVEN-DOWN downright, honest, straightforward, sincere …1885 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FAIR DINK genuine, authentic, honest, straightforward …E20 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– FAIR DINKUM genuine, authentic, honest, straightforward …L19 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– FAIR FURTH straightforward, honest …Bk1900 Sc.
– FAIR-FURTH-THE-GATE straightforward, honest …Bk1900 Sc.
– JANNOCK sociable; fair; just; straightforward; genuine  …1828 Eng. dial.
– JENICK fair, straightforward; genuine …1828 Eng. dial.
– JONNOCK sociable; fair; just; straightforward, genuine …1828 Eng. dial.
– NAKED free from concealment or reserve; plain, straightforward; outspoken, free …a1225 rare
– PLAIN DUNSTABLE straightforward, honest, or direct in one’s speech or dealings …1565 obs.
– SINGLE-EYED sincere, honest, straightforward …1705
– SINGLE-HEARTED possessed of a ‘single’ or sincere heart; straight-forward, honest, sincere …1577
– SINGLE-MINDED sincere in mind or spirit; honest, straightforward; simple-minded, ingenuous …1577
– SQUARE DINKUM genuine, authentic, honest, straightforward …L19 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– STRAIGHT DINKUM genuine, authentic, honest, straightforward …L19 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– UNCLOSE unreserved, straightforward, frank …1605 rare
– UP-AND-DOWN honest, law-abiding, straightforward …M19 sl.
– UP AND UP fair, honest, straightforward …1920s sl., orig. US
 
STRAIGHTFORWARD etc. – ADVERBS
– BORN-HEAD straightforward, impetuously, headlong …Bk1911 Sc.
– NATIVELY naturally, without disguise, plainly, straightforwardly …a1564 obs.
– UNCASUISTLY sincerely, straightforwardly …1649 obs.
– UP-AND-DOWN in a straightforward, open and honest manner …M19 US sl.
 
STRAIGHTFORWARD etc. – NOUNS
– SINGLENESS sincerity, straightforwardness, honesty, integrity; freedom from deceit, duplicity, or guile …1526
 
STRAIGHTFORWARD etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– JACK BLUNT a blunt, outspoken fellow; one who is straightforward or speaks his mind freely …Bk1895 
– SQUARE JOHN BROAD an honest, straightforward woman …Bk1995 Amer. criminals’ sl. 
 
STRAIN – NOUNS
– RAX a strain; a sprain; a wrench of a limb or a muscle …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RICK a sprain, strain, wrench …1852 Eng. dial.
 
STRAIN – VERBS
– BURST ONE’S BUTTONS to strain oneself physically or emotionally …1950 Amer. dial.
– BUST ONE’S BUTTONS to strain oneself physically or emotionally …1950 Amer. dial.
– CRACK ONE’S BUTT to strain oneself; to exert oneself to the limit …1938 Amer. sl.
– FAG to do something that wearies one; to work hard; to labour, to strain, to toil …1772
– GAG to strain or wrench a limb or joint …1870 Eng. dial.
– POP ONE’S BUTTONS to strain oneself physically or emotionally …1950s US sl.
– PUT ON THE RACK to strain to the utmost …1818
– RAX to strain; to overstrain oneself …1766 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RICK to sprain, to strain, to twist, to wrench …1809 Eng. dial.
– SET ON THE RACK to strain to the utmost …1606
– SPLIT A GUT to strain or work very hard; to exert maximum effort …1953 Amer. sl.
– STAND THE RACK to stand the strain …20C sl.
 
STRAIT – NOUNS
– a strait, a narrow channel at sea; a passage; a narrow way; a pass between mountains, rocks, woods, etc. PACE a1300 obs.
– a strait, a sound; a narrow channel between two islands, or an island and the mainland KYLE 1549 Sc.
 
STRAITJACKET – NOUNS
– a straitjacket THE BAG 1925 Amer. prison sl.
– a straitjacket, formerly put upon lunatics CAMISOLE 1881
 
STRAIT-LACED – ADJECTIVES
– HARD-SHELL conservative, straitlaced; unyielding; hard-hearted …1900 Amer. dial.
– HARD-SHELLED conservative, straitlaced; unyielding; hard-hearted …1858 Amer. dial.
– NARROW-CONTRACTED stubborn, dogmatic; strait-laced; cross, unsociable …1930 Amer. dial.
– RED conservative, strait-laced …1970s US students’ sl.
– SCOTCH strict, straitlaced …1932 Amer. dial.
– STICKY strait-laced, punctilious, particular …1925
– UPTIGHT inhibited, narrow-minded, very correct and strait-laced …1968 US
 
STRAIT-LACED – NOUNS, PERSON
– HARDSHELL a conservative or straitlaced person; one who is unyielding or hard-hearted …1902 Amer. dial.
– ZELDA a straitlaced girl or woman …Bk1988 
 
STRAIT-LACED – VERBS
– HAVE A STICK UP ONE’S ASS to be extremely rigid or conventional; to be inflexible, strict, or strait-laced …1967
 
STRAITNESS – NOUNS
– straitness, tightness, narrowness ARCTITUDE 1828 
 
STRANGE, STRANGE-LOOKING, STRANGELY, STRANGENESS – ADJECTIVES
– BIRDIE;  BIRDY crazy; strange …Bk2006 US sl.
– CAMP strange, though amusing …M19 sl.
– CHUMPY behaving in an unusual or strange manner …1960s African-American sl.
– DOOFUS odd, strange, eccentric …1960s sl.
– EAT UP strange, unusual, crazy …1990s sl.
– ELENGE strange, foreign …1678 obs. exc. Sc.
– EXTRAVAGANT varying widely from what is usual or proper; unusual, abnormal, strange; unbecoming, unsuitable …1650 obs.
– FAR OUT bizarre, eccentric, strange …1920s sl.
– FREAKY strange; eccentric …Bk2006 US sl.
– FUNKY unpleasant, objectionable; also, suspect, questionable, strange …1946 US sl.
– FUNNY odd, peculiar, strange; interesting, surprising, unexpected …1793 colloq.
– FUNNY-LOOKING strange, peculiar, or odd-looking …1895
– FUNNY-PECULIAR funny in the sense of strange or peculiar …1916 colloq.
– FUNNY-TIME strange, bizarre …1950s African-American sl.
– GOOEY bizarre, strange …1900s US college sl.
– INCOGNITE unknown, strange, unfamiliar …1609 obs.
– INSOLITE unusual, unaccustomed, strange …1490 obs. rare
– MALIHINI strange, uncharacteristic …Hawaii
– MIGHTY strange, surprising …1889 Sc.
– MONDO BIZARRO exceedingly strange …1966 Amer. sl.
– NOTIONABLE of people: queer, odd, strange, peculiar …1967 Amer. dial.
– NOTIONAL strange, having odd or peculiar ideas; fanciful, whimsical; opinionated; temperamental; fussy …1791 Amer. dial.
– NOTIONATE strange, having odd or peculiar ideas; fanciful, whimsical; opinionated; temperamental; fussy …1850 Amer. dial.
– OBSCURE strange, bizarre, weird …1980s US students’ sl.
– OBSCURO weird, strange …1997 US sl.
– ODDBALL strange, weird …1940s US sl.
– OFFBEAT adj. unusual, unconventional, strange; weird; out of the ordinary …1925 US sl., orig. jazz
– OFF-BRAND odd, peculiar, unusual, unconventional, strange …1960 Amer. sl.
– OFF-COMED from a distance, foreign, strange …1882 Eng. dial.
– OFF-COUNTRY from a distance, strange …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFF IT difficult, obstreperous, strange …1950s sl., orig. US
– OFF THE WALL difficult, obstreperous, strange …1950s sl., orig. US
– OINDALEG peculiar, strange, odd in manner …1897 Sc.
– OINDALIE peculiar, strange, odd in manner …1897 Sc.
– OUTLANDISH strange …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– OZZY strange-looking, peculiar …1950 Amer. dial.
– QUEER AS DUCK SOUP very strange or odd …1940s US sl.
– QUEERISOME odd, strange, queer, fey …1900 Amer. dial.
– QUEERSOME rather queer, odd, strange …1848 Sc. & N. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– QUEER WAYS strange, nervous, squeamish …1827 Sc.
– QUEERY strange, odd, queer, different …1860 Amer. dial.
– QUEINT strange, odd, out of the way …1703 Eng. dial.
– SAD odd, unaccountable, strange …1813 Sc.
– SKETCHY confused, unstable, strange, unsettling …1980s US students’ sl.
– STRANGY strange …1555 obs. rare
– UNACQUAINTED unknown, unfamiliar, strange, unusual …1551 obs.
– UNCANNY partaking of a supernatural character; mysterious, weird, uncomfortably strange or unfamiliar …1843 orig. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNCO unknown, strange; unusual; foreign …c1410 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNCOLIKE strange-looking …1660 Sc.
– UNCOLIKE strange, abnormal …1842 Sc.
– UNCO-LOOKING having a wild, strange look …Bk1905 Sc.
– UNCOTH strange, unfamiliar; unusual; unseemly …1684 Eng. dial.
– UNCOUCH strange, awkward (possibly a misprint for ‘uncouth’) …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNKED unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
– UNKENNED unknown, strange, unfamiliar; of no repute …1807 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNKID unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
– UNKIN unknown, strange …1898 Sc.
– UNKIND strange, lonely …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNQUOTH strange, unfamiliar; unusual; unseemly …1684 Eng. dial.
 
STRANGE etc. – ADVERBS
– FEATLY oddly, strangely …1674 obs.
– SINGULARLY oddly, strangely, peculiarly …1752 rare
– UNCOLIES strangely; very much; to an extreme degree …1874 Sc.
– UNCO-LIKE in a strange manner …1636 Sc.
– UNCOLINS in a strange or odd manner …Bk1905 Sc.
– UNCOLY strangely; very much; to an extreme degree …1874 Sc.
 
STRANGE etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– WHAT A TRIP! how bizarre! how strange! what an odd experience! …1960s sl.
 
STRANGE etc. – NOUNS
– AUNTER a strange or unusual deed; anything unusual or out of the ordinary …1697 Eng. dial.
– DUCK SOUP something strange …1940s US sl.
– EERISOMENESS uncanniness, the state of being uncanny, weird, or strange …1897 Sc.
– FEATNESS oddness, strangeness, uncouthness …1730 obs.
– GAPE-NEST;  GAPE’S NEST a gaping-stock, a spectacle; a strange sight; an occasion for gaping …1746 Eng. dial.  
– GAPE-SHOW a gaping-stock, a spectacle; a strange sight; an occasion for gaping …1897 Eng. dial.  
– GAPE-SNATCH a gaping-stock, a spectacle; a strange sight; an occasion for gaping …Bk1900 Eng. dial.  
– JIGGUMBOB something strange, peculiar, or unknown; a thing …1859 Amer. dial.
– KEERIOUSNESS strangeness, queerness …1871 Sc.
– MAMMOCK something strange and distasteful …1923 Amer. dial.
– MEEJICK anything strange or unusual …1880 Eng. dial.
– MOMMIX something strange and distasteful …1923 Amer. dial.
– QUEER CATTLE odd or strange people …20C sl.
– QUEERIOSITY curiosity, something strange …1904 Sc.
– QUEERS something odd or strange and surprising; news …1825 Sc. obs.
– QUEER START a strange affair; an odd situation …M19 sl.
– QUEERY a strange or curious circumstance; a queer thing, an oddity …1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– QUERY a strange or curious circumstance; a queer thing …1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TANTADLIN;  TANTADLING a contemptuous term for anything strange, fanciful, or fantastic …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNCO a strange or unusual thing or tale; a novelty or piece of news; a wonder; a curiosity; generally plural …1785 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNCONESS strangeness …1660 Sc. obs.
– UNKEDNESS loneliness, strangeness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNKID a strange thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
STRANGE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BEZABOR a strange, eccentric person; a peculiar or unintelligent person …1930 Amer. dial.
– BIZARRO a bizarre person; a strange, eccentric person; a transvestite …1980 US sl. 
– DING-A-LING a person with strange or unconventional behaviour; an eccentric; one who is crazy or mentally abnormal …1944 Amer. dial.
– DORK a jerk; a strange person …Bk2006 US sl.
– DWEEB a strange or eccentric person; a nerd …Bk2006 US sl.
– FINK a strange or undesirable person …Bk2006 US sl.
– FRUIT any strange person …E20 US colloq.
– GAZAB an awkward, strange, or stupid person …1889 sl.
– GAZABE an awkward, strange, or stupid person; a peculiar or loutish person …1899 sl.
– GAZABO an awkward, strange, or stupid person; an odd, peculiar or loutish person …1889 sl.
– GAZABOO an awkward, strange, or stupid person …1894 sl.
– GAZAYBO an awkward, strange, or stupid person …1889 sl.
– GAZEEBO an awkward, strange, or stupid person …1889 sl.
– GAZIMBAT an awkward, strange, or stupid person; any fellow …1914 sl.
– GAZUNY an awkward, strange, or stupid person; any fellow …1889 sl.
– GEEZER an odd, unusual, strange, or queer character; a strangely-acting person; a blockhead …1890
– GLICK a strange person; a nerd …Bk1995 Amer. sl. 
– GUNZEL-BUTT a strange-looking person; …M20 US sl.
– ODDBALL an eccentric person; a strange one …20C US sl.
– ODD BOD an eccentric, strange person; an odd man out  …1940s US sl., orig. military
– OFF-BRAND an unconventional or strange person …1967 US sl.
– OLD HARRY a rough-looking, strange man …1903 Amer. dial.
– QUEER CARD a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …19C colloq.
– QUEER FELLOW a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …1712 colloq.
– QUEER FISH a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …1772 colloq.
– QUEERY one who is strange or odd; a person who is too particular or fussy …1968 Amer. dial.
– SPLACKNUCK an imaginary animal of Brobdingnag; a strange animal or person …1726
– TAW a strange man …Bk1887 Eng. dial.
– UNACCOUNTABLE an unaccountable person; an odd or strange person; a remarkable or eccentric person …1748
– WOMBAT a strange or eccentric person …1980s US teen sl.
– ZOD an eccentric; a strange person …1983 students’ & teen sl. 
 
STRANGE etc. – VERBS
– ODDBALL to act strangely …1972 US sl.
– PULL ONE’S CHAIN to cause someone to act in an unusual, strange, or unwelcome manner …1968 Amer. dial.
– RATTLE ONE’S CHAIN to cause someone to act in an unusual, strange, or unwelcome manner …1968 Amer. dial.
– YANK ONE’S CHAIN to cause someone to act in an unusual, strange, or unwelcome manner …1968 Amer. dial.
 
STRANGER – ADJECTIVES
– XENODOCHIAL given to receiving strangers; friendly to strangers; hospitable …1716 obs. rare
 
STRANGER – NOUNS
– PHILOXENY the love or kindness which is shown to strangers …1623 obs. rare
– XENIZATION the fact of sojourning as a stranger …1818
– XENODOCHIE entertainment of strangers; hospitality …1623 obs. rare
– XENODOCHION a house of reception for strangers and pilgrims; a hostel, a guest-house, esp. in a monastery …1865
– XENODOCHIUM a house of reception for strangers and pilgrims; a hostel, a guest-house, esp. in a monastery …1612
– XENODOCHY a house of reception for strangers and pilgrims; a hostel, a guest-house, esp. in a monastery …c1540 obs. rare
– XENODOCHY entertainment of strangers; hospitality …1623 obs. rare
– ZENODOCHIE entertainment of strangers; hospitality …1674 obs. rare
 
STRANGER – NOUNS, PERSON
– AFTER-COMER a stranger, a visitor …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ALFALFA PICKER any outsider; a person who is not from your community, and doesn’t belong …1949 Amer. dial.
– APPLEKNOCKER any outsider; a person who is not from your community, and doesn’t belong …1949 Amer. dial.
– BLOW-IN a stranger, an outsider …1967 Amer. dial.
– FACE a stranger, esp. a White stranger …1930s African-American sl.
– FARANDMAN a stranger, a traveller ….a1400 Sc. law obs.
– FARCOMER a stranger …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAJO a stranger, a non-gypsy …19C UK gypsy usage
– GANGER a person who goes or travels on foot; a walker; a traveller; a stranger; a visitor …1424 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– GER a stranger …Bk1982 Jewish
– GIG a visitor; a stranger …1976 Aust. sl.
– GLASGOW RANGERS strangers, esp. as used by lookout men working with unlicensed street pitchmen …Bk1971 rhyming sl.
– INCOMER a newcomer, a stranger, an immigrant; one who is not a native of the district into which he comes to settle and who does not, in the eyes of the natives, from a natural part of the community; has a somewhat derogatory connotation and often implies an intruder …1736 Sc. 
– JACK a stranger …Bk1896 American schools’ sl.
– JASPER a fellow, a guy; a rustic, a countrified person, a farmer, a stranger …1896 Amer. dial., often derogatory
– LABRICK a fool; a dolt; an idiot; a dull, stupid person; a greenhorn; a stranger; a naive or foolish person; often used as a mild term of abuse …1889 Amer. sl.
– LAVERICK a fool; a dolt; an idiot; a dull, stupid person; a greenhorn; a naive person; a stranger; often used as a mild term of abuse …1895 Amer. dial.
– MALIHINI a stranger, a newcomer; a visitor, a tourist …1914 Hawaii
– MONKEY an unspecified person; a stranger; generally, a man, a fellow; a member of the general public …1815
– NOSPER a stranger …L19 back-slang
– OFF-COME a stranger; one who is not a native of the district …1860 Eng. dial.
– OFF-COMER a stranger; one who is not a native of the district …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFF-MAN a stranger, one from a distance …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ONKENT a stranger …1809 Sc. 
– OUTLANDER a person of foreign nationality; one not a native; a foreigner, a stranger …1605
– OUTLAW a foreigner; a stranger, an outsider …1968 Amer. dial.
– PASS-BY a stranger …1958 Jamaican sl.
– PUNKIN ROLLER any outsider; a person who is not from your community, and doesn’t belong …1949 Amer. dial.
– QUEENS PARK RANGER a stranger …1961 UK rhyming sl.
– RANDOM a stranger; someone who does not fit in …1960s US college sl.
– UNCO a stranger, a foreigner …1787 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNCO BODY a stranger, an outsider, a newcomer …1811 Sc. 
– UNCO FOLK strangers …1774 Sc.
– UNCO MAN a stranger …1768 Sc.
– UNCOUTH an unknown person; a stranger …a1225 
– UNTHEODE strangers …a1225 obs.
 
STRANGER – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER
– MISOXENE a hater of strangers …1883
 
STRANGER – VERBS
– BE UNCO to feel oneself a stranger …Bk1905 Sc.
 
STRANGLE, STRANGULATION – NOUNS
– FAM-SQUEEZE throttling, strangulation …E19 sl.
– GAROTTE;  GARROTTE the Spanish method of capital punishment by strangulation; the apparatus for inflicting this …1622
– GUZZLER a strangle-hold, esp. in wrestling …1972 Amer. sl.
 
STRANGLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– GUZZLER one who strangles or throttles; a murderer …L19 sl.
 
STRANGLE etc. – VERBS
– EFFOCATE to choke, to strangle …1656 rare
– FAGGOT; FAGOT to strangle or throttle …L19 sl.
– GAG to strangle, to suffocate …c1440 obs.
– GAROTTE  to execute by means of the garrotte (the apparatus for inflicting Spanish method of capital punishment by strangulation) …1851
– GAROTTE;  GARROTTE to strangle …1878
– GUZZLE to seize by the throat, esp. with an armlock; to strangle; to choke violently; to throttle; broadly, to murder …1885 Amer. sl.
– MUG to strike a person in the face; to fight; to beat up; to assault; to strangle …1818 sl., orig. boxing usage
– PUT THE MUG ON SOMEONE to throttle or strangle a person …1862 sl.
– QUAGGLE to strangle …1893 Eng. dial.
– SCAGGLE to choke, to strangle, to suffocate …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TIP THE GARROTTE to strangle and rob …1856 sl.
 
STRAP – NOUNS
– a strap, lace, thong, lash LAINER c1386 obs.
– the leather strap used for punishment in schools TAG 1809 Sc.
 
STRATAGEM, STRATEGY – ADJECTIVES
– STRATAGEMATIC relating to or versed in stratagem or strategy …1589 obs.
 
STRATAGEM etc. – NOUNS
– BRAIN TRICK a clever invention or stratagem …1604 obs.
– DODGE a deceitful trick or clever stratagem, esp. one designed to evade something; dishonesty …1638
– FAR-FETCH a deeply-laid or cunning stratagem …a1562 obs.
– GUT CHECK a quick evaluation and reassertion of spirit and resolve, usually among teammates; a quick reassessment of strategy and stiffening of morale …1972 Amer sl., orig. football usage
– JEOPARDY a device, trick, stratagem …1375 obs.
– LIRIPOOP a shrewd trick or stratagem …1605 obs.
– QUAINTISE a device, a stratagem, a trick; an instance of cleverness, cunning, or craft …1297 obs.
– QUEEF a stratagem, a dodge, a trick; a conjuring trick, a piece of sleight of hand; cunning …1923 Sc.
– REAK a trick, a prank; a stratagem, an artifice …1629 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– SCHLEINTER;  SCHLENTER;  SHLANTER;  SHLINTER;  SLANTER;  SLINTER a trick or fraudulent stratagem …1864 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SUBTILTY a cunning or clever device, artifice, stratagem …c1386 obs.
– SUBTLETY a wily stratagem or trick, something craftily invented; a crafty or cunning device, an artifice …1375 obs.
– TRICKERATION a trick or stratagem …1940 African-American sl.
 
STRATAGEM etc. – VERBS
– ACE IN to use strategy in getting oneself into a good or profitable position …Amer. sl.
 
STRATUM – NOUNS
– a stratum, a layer LAY-BED 1728 obs.
 
STRAW – NOUNS
– DONKEY’S BREAKFAST something made of straw; a straw hat, a straw mattress, etc. …Bk2006 US sl.
– FEALD a bundle of straw …a1400 Eng. dial.
– PAD a bundle of straw or the like to lie on …1554 obs.
– SAP a wisp of hay or straw …1895 Eng. dial.
– STRAMMEL straw …1567 cant
– STROMMEL straw …1567 cant
– STRUMMELL straw …1567 cant
– WAD straw used for bedding …M19 sl.
 
STRAW (drinking) – NOUNS
– a drinking straw QUILL 1913 Amer. dial.
– a straw used to extract liquor from a cask MONKEY-PUMP 1867 nautical sl. obs. rare
 
STRAWBERRY – NOUNS
– BONNET the ‘cap’ or leafy top of a strawberry …1967 Amer. dial.
– BURR the hull of a strawberry …1966 Amer. dial.
– BUTTON the hull of a strawberry …1968 Amer. dial.
– CAP the green leaves at the top of a berry, usually a strawberry …1905 Amer. dial.
– CAPPING the green leaves at the top of a berry, usually a strawberry …1965  Amer. dial.
– EARTH MULBERRY a strawberry …1963 Amer. dial.
– SHELL the green leaves at the top of a strawberry …1969 Amer. dial.
– SHUCK the hull of a raspberry or strawberry …1941 Amer. dial.
– TOP the green leaves at the top of a strawberry …1965 Amer. dial.
 
STRAWBERRY – NOUNS, PERSON
– BERRY-GLAUMER a person who can pick strawberries very rapidly …1944 Amer. dial.
 
STRAWBERRY – VERBS
– CAP to take the hull off a strawberry …1895 Amer. dial.
– TOP to remove the remove the green leaves at the top of a strawberry …1965 Amer. dial.
 
STRAY, STRAYED, STRAYING – ADJECTIVES
– ABERRANT wandering away or straying from a defined path; hence, diverging or deviating from any moral standard …1848
– ABERRATING going astray, diverging …a1854
– AFFER strayed, wandering …1789 Sc. obs.
– EXTRAVAGANT wandering out of bounds; straying, roaming, vagrant …1604 obs.
– OFF ONE’S EGGS straying; hence, wide of the mark, incorrect, inaccurate …20C sl.
– WAFF of animals: strayed, wandering, ownerless …1711 Sc.
– WAIF stray, wandering, homeless …c1730 Sc.
 
STRAY etc. – NOUNS
– ABERRANCE the act of straying or diverging from a recognized course; vagary …1665
– ABERRATION a wandering away; a straying; a deviation or divergence from the straight or recognized path …1615
– OBERRATION a straying or wandering about …1658 obs. rare
– VAGATION the act of wandering, straying, or departing from the proper or regular course;  a wandering, rambling, or roaming …c1340 obs.
– WAIF a stray animal …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WAIF-BEAST a stray animal of unknown ownership …1681 Sc. obs.
– WAIFINGER a waif; a stray …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– WAITH that which is stray and unclaimed; flotsam and jetsam; a wandering, a straying …1838 Sc. obs.
 
STRAY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– EXTRAVAGANT a person who strays or wanders from a place; a vagrant, a wanderer …1583 obs.
 
STRAY etc. – VERBS
– ABERR to wander off, to go astray, to diverge from a recognized path …1536 obs.
– EGAR to stray, to wander, to go astray …1584 obs. rare
– EXORBITATE to deviate from the usual path or course; to stray …1600 obs. or arch.
– EXTRAVAGANT to wander away; to stray …1656 obs. rare
– EXTRAVAGATE to wander away, to stray …1600
– RAKE to go, to proceed, esp. with speed; to run; also, to go or wander about, to roam, to stray, to ramble; to stroll about idly; to gad about …a1023 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RANGLE to rove, to wander, to stray …1567 obs.
– RAVE to roam, to stray …1841 Sc.
– WAIVE to wander, to stray …c1350 obs.