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Definition of "strawing" []

  • The occupation of selling straws in the street and giving with them something which is forbidden to be sold, as indecent papers, political songs, and the like. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "strawing" in a sentence
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  • "Carie with you for that purpose all sorts of garden seeds, as wel of sweete strawing herbs, and of flowers, as also of pot herbes and all sorts for roots, &c."
  • "He called out to the naked boys who were sweeping and strawing."
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