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STRIDE, noun [Latin] A long step.

Her voice theatrically loud, and masculine her stride

STRIDE, verb intransitive preterit tense strid, strode; participle passive strid, stridden.

1. To walk with long steps.

Mars in the middle of the shining shield is gravd, and strides along the field.

2. To straddle.

STRIDE, verb transitive To pass over at a step.

See him stride valleys wide.