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Strand

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Pronunciation : Strand
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Probably fr. D. streen a skein; akin to G. strähne a skein, lock of hair, strand of a rope.]
Definition : Defn: One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Strand
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To break a strand of (a rope).

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Strand
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. strand; akin to D., G., Sw., & Dan. strand, Icel. strönd.]
Definition : Defn: The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river. Chaucer. Strand birds. (Zoöl.) See Shore birds, under Shore. -- Strand plover (Zoöl.), a black-bellied plover. See Illust. of Plover. -- Strand wolf (Zoöl.), the brown hyena.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Strand
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.

t. [imp. & p. p. Stranded; p. pr. & vb. n. Stranding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Strand
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground; as, the ship stranded at high water.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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