Definitions

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  • adj. Made of straw
  • adj. Similar to straw

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to straw; made of, or resembling, straw.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, made of, or like straw; consisting of straw; resembling straw.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Beside the walkways, strawy hemispheres of grass crouch between indicative junipers.

    Siemens in the Morning « Unknowing

  • They had the same ideas or lack of, and the same colour hair - a like dyed strawy.

    Where's the show?

  • News at Eleven: Thomas Hardy remembers sitting with other children by the fireside at midnight, listening wide-eyed to the adults tell them that the animals are kneeling now in their "strawy pen."

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • And in his stable at Ascot the son of Sleeping Dove, from home for the first time, pondered on the mutability of equine affairs, closing and opening his eyes, and breathing without sound in the strawy dark, above the black cat he had brought to bear him company.

    Swan Song

  • Rumbold scratched his ear with the three strawy jampots he held in his hand.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • And when she rose from her strawy grave to Carter's house she went

    Meeks Family Murder

  • In the strawy warmth of the stall he made no haste.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance

  • Batch plants are suitable for digesting strawy, fibrous material with a high solids content, usually in areas with low annual precipitation, and for use as simple demonstration plants.

    5. Biogas technique

  • The idle "riding" horses are usually fed very strawy local grass hay with just enough supplemental alfalfa and grain to maintain a minimal healthy condition.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • There is a roof, a stick chimney, drenched cattle crowding in beneath a strawy barrack, and some forlorn fowls huddling under

    Woman on the American Frontier

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