Definition for STRIDE

STRIDE, n. [Sax. stræde, a step; gestridan, to stride; bestridan, to bestride; probably formed on the root of L. gradior, Shemitic רדה, in Syr. to go, Ch. to spread, Sax. stredan, id.]

A long step. Her voice theatrically loud, / And masculine her stride. – Swift.

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