waifs and strays

plural noun

Definition of waifs and strays

British
: people or animals that do not have a home

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“Waifs and strays.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waifs%20and%20strays. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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