Definition of Straw

  • (v. t.) To spread or scatter. See Strew, and Strow.
  • (n.) A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc., especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of buckwheat, beans, and pease.
  • (n.) The gathered and thrashed stalks of certain species of grain, etc.; as, a bundle, or a load, of rye straw.
  • (n.) Anything proverbially worthless; the least possible thing; a mere trifle.

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