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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astray  \A*stray"\,  adv  &  a.  [See  {Estray},  {Stray}.] 
  Out  of  the  right  either  in  a  literal  or  in  a  figurative 
  sense  wandering;  as  to  lead  one  astray. 
 
  Ye  were  as  sheep  going  astray.  --1  Pet.  ii 
  25. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astray 
  adv  1:  away  from  the  right  path  or  direction;  "he  was  led  astray" 
  2:  far  from  the  intended  target;  "the  arrow  went  wide  of  the 
  mark";  "a  bullet  went  astray  and  killed  a  bystander"  [syn: 
  {wide}] 




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