Straggler

Strag"gler

(?), n. 1. One who straggles, or departs from the direct or proper course, or from the company to which he belongs; one who falls behind the rest; one who rambles without any settled direction.
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2. A roving vagabond. Shak.
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3. Something that shoots, or spreads out, beyond the rest, or too far; an exuberant growth.
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Let thy hand supply the pruning knife,
And crop luxuriant stragglers.
Dryden.
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4. Something that stands alone or by itself.
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