to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of.
to step over or across with long strides.
to stand or tower over; dominate.
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Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving
verb (transitive) -strides, -striding, -strode (archaic) -strid, -stridden, (archaic) -strid
to have or put a leg on either side of
to extend across; span
to stride over or across
to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of. to step over or across with long strides. to stand or tower over; dominate. Contemporary Examples Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation Malcolm Jones April 6, 2014 The Deaths You Missed This Year Malcolm […]
of the highest quality, excellence, or standing: the best work; the best students. most advantageous, suitable, or desirable: the best way. largest; most: the best part of a day. most excellently or suitably; with most advantage or success: an opera role that best suits her voice. in or to the highest degree; most fully (usually […]
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to wager with (something or someone). to make a wager: Do you want to bet? a pledge of a forfeit risked on some uncertain outcome; wager: Where do we place our bets? that which is pledged: a two-dollar bet. something that is bet on, as a competitor in a sporting event or a number in […]