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A wandering word

By Debra Dobbins

"Astray" came into English around 1300, borrowed from the Old French word estraie, which meant "away from home; lost," according to the Online Etymology Dictionary.

Webster’s now gives these definitions: “1) off the right path or way; wandering  2) in error."

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