5 letter word starting with stra

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stram verb t. To spring or recoil with violence., To dash down; to beat.
strap noun A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like; specifically, a strip of thick leather used in flogging., Something made of such a strip, or of a part of one, or a combination of two or more for a particular use; as, a boot strap, shawl strap, stirrup strap., A piece of leather, or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for sharpening a razor; a strop., A narrow strip of anything, as of iron or brass., A band, plate, or loop of metal for clasping and holding timbers or parts of a machine., A piece of rope or metal passing around a block and used for fastening it to anything., The flat part of the corolla in ligulate florets, as those of the white circle in the daisy., The leaf, exclusive of its sheath, in some grasses., A shoulder strap. See under Shoulder., To beat or chastise with a strap., To fasten or bind with a strap., To sharpen by rubbing on a strap, or strop; as, to strap a razor.
straw verb t. To spread or scatter. See Strew, and Strow., A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc., especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of buckwheat, beans, and pease., The gathered and thrashed stalks of certain species of grain, etc.; as, a bundle, or a load, of rye straw., Anything proverbially worthless; the least possible thing; a mere trifle.
stray adjective To wander, as from a direct course; to deviate, or go out of the way., To wander from company, or from the proper limits; to rove at large; to roam; to go astray., Figuratively, to wander from the path of duty or rectitude; to err., To cause to stray., Having gone astray; strayed; wandering; as, a strayhorse or sheep., Any domestic animal that has an inclosure, or its proper place and company, and wanders at large, or is lost; an estray. Used also figuratively., The act of wandering or going astray.