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Related to Strawed: strawy, straw in the wind
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Straw.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'You are like the servant,' I replied, 'who, instead of employing his one talent in his master's service, restored it to him unimproved, alleging, as an excuse, that he knew him "to be a hard man, reaping where he had not sown, and gathering where he had not strawed." Of him to whom less is given, less will be required, but our utmost exertions are required of us all.
It's stiffer strawed, with a better specific weight and yields than the current most popular hybrid Bazooka.
Smaller pieces, such as the extractor, rear sight, safety, and firing pin retainer were fire blued, while the trigger was 'strawed." The bolt and the top of the rear sight were polished.