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Definition of straw:

  1. The stalk or stem of certain species of grain, as wheat, barley, & c.; a mass of such stalks after being cut and thrashed; anything proverbially worthless.

Common misspellings for straw:

stae, staw, strow, sraw, strw, strawman, starw.

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This graph shows how "straw" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for straw:

  1. She going home to her son Thomas, said, " Pray go to such a place, and fetch me a bundle of straw; I have asked leave."
  2. The nurse had a straw hat on, and Johnny, in his desire to get at her mouth, pulled the hat as hard as he could, and tore it nearly in two pieces.
  3. The parson, he was rather late- I suppose he'd been giving himself a finishin' touch- and, as it had been very dry weather, he went across the straw and stuff just at the edge like of the yard.

Quotes for straw:

  1. When you consider what Tony Blair was saying about liberty, human rights and that sort of thing, it would be terribly revolutionary to sell the speeches he and Jack Straw made in 1994. - Rory Bremner
  2. The rain forest has Sting. Now Siberia has Jack Dee. Someone had to draw the short straw. In this case it was the rain forest. - Jack Dee
  3. Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. - Alexander Pope
  4. I don't care a straw for your newspaper articles, my constituents don't know how to read, but they can't help seeing them damned pictures. - Boss Tweed
  5. There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold. - Coleman Young

Rhymes for straw:

  1. aw, awe, caw, chaw, claw, craw, czeslaw, daw, dawe, draw, faw, flaw, foresaw, gaw, gnaw, graw, guffaw, haugh, haw, inlaw, jaw, macaw, maw, mcgraw, ocaw, paw, redraw, saw, shaw, slaw, spaw, squaw, thaw, waugh, withdraw, yaw.
  2. bashaw.

Idioms for straw:

  1. draw/ get the short straw
  2. the straw that breaks the camel's back
  3. a straw in the wind
  4. last straw
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