estray(redirected from estraying)
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intr.v. es·trayed, es·tray·ing, es·trays Archaic
[Middle English astrai, from Anglo-Norman estray, from estraier, to stray, from Old French; see stray.]
(Law) law a stray domestic animal of unknown ownership
[C16: from Anglo-French, from Old French estraier to stray]
1. a stray.v.i.
2. Archaic. to stray.
[1250–1300; Middle English astrai < Anglo-French estray, derivative of Old French estraier to stray]