Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • the original compar. & superl. of strong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Earlier comparative and superlative of strong.

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Examples

  • For though that he was strong, yet was she strenger;

    The Canterbury Tales

  • Wissenschaften aufmerksam zu beachten; denn es ist höchst merkwürdig, wie der gründlichste Ernst mit der freysten Uebersicht, ein strenger

    The Life of Friedrich Schiller Comprehending an Examination of His Works

  • Der Inhaber und Chefkoch Thomas Bühner steht nun ein Jahr lang unter besonders strenger Beobachtung der Restauranttester.

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  • Thomas Bühner steht nun ein Jahr lang unter besonders strenger Beobachtung der

    WN.com - Business News

  • Abhandlungen zur Philosophie als strenger Wissenschaft, ed. by Hans Hermes, Friedrich Kambartel, and Joachim Ritter, Basel-Stuttgart: Benno Schwabe; 2nd edition:

    Slices of Matisse

  • Three years later, "the folk of the Mercerye of London" complained to parliament that Brembre and his "upberers" had on this occasion obtained his election by force — "through debate and strenger partye." — (Rot.,

    London and the Kingdom - Volume I

  • "I reck'n, strenger," said he, in the same imperturbable tone, "that'll keep the wind from blowin 'it away, till we've settled who it's to belong to.

    The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness

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