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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Hollow stalks after the grain has been threshed out.

Usage examples (32)
  • The best way to garden is to put on a wide-brimmed straw hat and some old clothes. And with a hoe in one hand and a cold drink in the other, tell somebody else where to dig.
  • straw
  • David continues by quoting what he calls a straw man:
  • Ah, the straw-man or what I dub the straw-horse argument. for more
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