Strode

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stride \Stride\, verb (used with an object) [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[imac]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[imac]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. str[imac]tan; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Straddle}.]

1. To walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner.

Mars in the middle of the shining shield Is graved, and strides along the liquid field. --Dryden.

2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Strode \Strode\, noun See {Strude}. [Obs.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Strode \Strode\, imp. of {Stride}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Strude \Strude\, noun A stock of breeding mares. [Written also {strode}.] [Obs.] --Bailey.


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