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  • v. Present participle of estray.

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Examples

  • We went down Bond Street, and part of Regent Street, just estraying a little way from our temporary nest, and taking good account of landmarks and corners, so as to find our way readily back again.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Volume 1.

  • Texas, That no animal of any description, shall be estrayed, in any county in this State, where the mark and brand of the animal is of record in said county; and it shall be the duty of every person before estraying an animal, to examine the record of marks and brands of the county in which he lives, and if he finds the mark or brand that is upon the animal, he shall not estray the same.

    Laws of the eighth legislature of the state of Texas,

  • That no animal of any description shall be estrayed in any county in this State where the mark and brand of the animal is of record in said county, unless the person who claims the mark and brand recorded shall be notified and disclaim the ownership of the animal; and it shall be the duty of every person before estraying an animal to examine the record of marks and brands of the county in which he lives, and he shall show by his affidavit filed in order to estray any animal, that the same is subject to be estrayed, and that he has complied with the requisitions of the law.

    Laws of the eighth legislature of the state of Texas,

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