- any person or thing out of its usual place
- Law a stray and unclaimed domestic animal
Origin of estrayAnglo-French from estraier: see stray
Archaic to stray
intransitive verbes·trayed, es·tray·ing, es·trays Archaic
Origin of estrayMiddle English astrai from Anglo-Norman estray from estraier to stray from Old French; see stray .
(third-person singular simple present estrays, present participle estraying, simple past and past participle estrayed)
- (archaic) To stray.