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Meaning of ASTRAY

Pronunciation:  u'strey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  away from the right path or direction; "he was led astray"
  2. [adv]  far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"

ASTRAY is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: wide



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*stray"\, adv. & a. [See {Estray}, {Stray}.]
Out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative
sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray.

      Ye were as sheep going astray.           --1 Pet. ii.

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