strai (1382)

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strai (1382)


[FEW: *12,291a strata; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  estree 1 (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  stray n. / straif n.; MED:  strai n. / straif n.; DMLBS: 3207c straifa]
straie,  straif,  straye,  strayf  
ls(loanword: M.E. )


waif e strai
1lawlivestockproperty and/or livestock that is found ownerless, which, if unclaimed, can be seized by the lord of the manor
( 1382 ) wayfs et strayes, stallage et passage  ii 323.1037
( 1406 ) chateux appellez wayf et strayf  iii 596
( 1416 ) auxint chateux des futives et de felons, waifs et straies, et chateux de ceux queux sont utlagez  ii 200
estrai  straiage 
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