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Synonyms for straw

plant fiber used e

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

a variable yellow tint

a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

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cover or provide with or as if with straw

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spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)

of a pale yellow color like straw

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References in classic literature ?
The Scarecrow found a seat in the wagon between Omby Amby and the Shaggy Man, and his weight did not add much to the load because he was stuffed with straw.
I should think that after the straw was taken out of you there wouldn't be anything left but your clothes.
The straw hit on a good idea, and said: 'I will lay myself straight across, and then you can walk over on me as on a bridge.
He was cautioned not to let a bit of straw out of his hands under a louis the truss, and they intrusted to him straw to the amount of four hundred and thirty louis.
At the same time, one of them took a handful of straw and set off to light it at the wick of the good Virgin.
The coachman making no reply, and plainly declining to enter into any controversy on a subject so far removed from his sympathies and feelings, another passenger says, 'Yes, sir;' and the gentleman in the straw hat in acknowledgment of his courtesy, says 'Yes, sir,' to him, in return.
The Munchkin farmer who had made the Scarecrow had neglected to sew him together with close stitches and therefore some of the straw with which he was stuffed was inclined to stick out between the seams.
Do you mean to say there is no straw in the village?
Dorothy reached up both arms and lifted the figure off the pole, for, being stuffed with straw, it was quite light.
Then he lay flat upon the ground and unbuttoned his jacket, displaying the mass of straw with which he was stuffed.
I'm leaving over there," he said abruptly, waving his straw in the direction of the neighboring house.
To look for a house or a hut, where they will be kind enough to give us a bite of bread and a bit of straw to sleep on.
Having travelled about three miles, we came to a long kind of building, made of timber stuck in the ground, and wattled across; the roof was low and covered with straw.
Batches of the animals were sent away daily to this lying-in hospital, where they lived on straw till their calves were born, after which event, and as soon as the calf could walk, mother and offspring were driven back to the dairy.
When everything was nearly ready and only the reins had to be adjusted, Nikita sent the other man to the shed for some straw and to the barn for a drugget.