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estray

a stray domestic animal of unknown ownership.
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To determine whether an animal qualifies under estray law, a two-pronged
unknown to the person who takes it up as an estray.
The play survives at State Records because it was purchased as an archival estray from Peter Arnold of Melbourne.
Francisco Estrays spent most of his youth on the streets and only left at the age of 28.
Estrays was forced to live on the street because his mother did not have a house of her own and the place where she lived belonged to her employer.
Estrays said he lived on the streets for over 10 years, until he was approached by social workers who introduced him to an after school programme where they were taught carpentry.
Also, his mother was lucky to get a house from her employers and Estrays moved in with his family in 1998.
Archival estrays are records which were created or received by NSW government organisations (including Departments, local councils or public hospitals) but which have 'strayed' from official custody and are now in private hands.
From time to time this role involves receiving or recovering important estrays from private organisations or persons.
IT is a ceremony rich in tradition and steeped in religion: the annual Court of Estrays, once commonplace across North Wales but now on the margins of agricultural history.
As the number of strays waned, however, so did the number of Courts of Estrays.
At one time a sheep could walk all the way between Llandudno and Cardiff without coming across a fence," said Allen Pugh, a retired detective sergeant who now presides over the Denbighshire Courts of Estrays.