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Dictionary Results for strange:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
strange
    adj 1: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected;
           slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation
           that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind";
           "what a strange sense of humor she has" [syn: strange,
           unusual] [ant: familiar]
    2: not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many
       strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into
       the house" [syn: strange, unknown]
    3: relating to or originating in or characteristic of another
       place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign
       accent"; "on business in a foreign city" [syn: foreign,
       strange] [ant: native]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Strange \Strange\, a. [Compar. Stranger; superl. Strangest.]
   [OE. estrange, F. ['e]trange, fr. L. extraneus that is
   without, external, foreign, fr. extra on the outside. See
   Extra, and cf. Estrange, Extraneous.]
   1. Belonging to another country; foreign. "To seek strange
      strands." --Chaucer.
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            One of the strange queen's lords.     --Shak.
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            I do not contemn the knowledge of strange and divers
            tongues.                              --Ascham.
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   2. Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining
      to one's self; not domestic.
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            So she, impatient her own faults to see,
            Turns from herself, and in strange things delights.
                                                  --Sir J.
                                                  Davies.
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   3. Not before known, heard, or seen; new.
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            Here is the hand and seal of the duke; you know the
            character, I doubt not; and the signet is not
            strange to you.                       --Shak.
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   4. Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual;
      irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer. "He is sick of
      a strange fever." --Shak.
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            Sated at length, erelong I might perceive
            Strange alteration in me.             --Milton.
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   5. Reserved; distant in deportment. --Shak.
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            She may be strange and shy at first, but will soon
            learn to love thee.                   --Hawthorne.
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   6. Backward; slow. [Obs.]
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            Who, loving the effect, would not be strange
            In favoring the cause.                --Beau. & Fl.
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   7. Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
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            In thy fortunes am unlearned and strange. --Shak.
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   Note: Strange is often used as an exclamation.
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               Strange! what extremes should thus preserve the
               snow
               High on the Alps, or in deep caves below.
                                                  --Waller.
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   Strange sail (Naut.), an unknown vessel.

   Strange woman (Script.), a harlot. --Prov. v. 3.

   To make it strange.
      (a) To assume ignorance, suspicion, or alarm, concerning
          it. --Shak.
      (b) To make it a matter of difficulty. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
          

   To make strange, To make one's self strange.
      (a) To profess ignorance or astonishment.
      (b) To assume the character of a stranger. --Gen. xlii. 7.
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   Syn: Foreign; new; outlandish; wonderful; astonishing;
        marvelous; unusual; odd; uncommon; irregular; queer;
        eccentric.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Strange \Strange\, v. i.
   1. To be estranged or alienated. [Obs.]
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   2. To wonder; to be astonished. [Obs.] --Glanvill.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Strange \Strange\, adv.
   Strangely. [Obs.]
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         Most strange, but yet most truly, will I speak. --Shak.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Strange \Strange\, v. t.
   To alienate; to estrange. [Obs.]
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