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 Strand (London).Stranger of the Gate (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Strange (1 syl.).
 
Latin, extra (without); whence extra’neus (one without); old French, estrange; Italian, strano, etc. Stranger, therefore, is extra’neus, one without.   1
 


 Strand (London).Stranger of the Gate (The). 

 
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