out from the right either in a literal or in a figurative good sense wandering regarding lead one astray
- out of the right path or course
- definately not the desired target
- from the right, either in a literal or in a figurative feeling; wandering; since, to guide one astray.
c.1300, astraied "away from home; lost," lent and partly nativized from Old French estraie, previous participle of estraier "astray, riderless (of a horse), lost," actually "on stray" (see stray (v.)).
(adv. & a.) from the right, in a choice of a literal or in a figurative good sense; wandering; since, to guide one astray.
De Goeje in 1864 (Memoires sur la conquete de la Syrie, 2nd ed., aeiden, 1900), led to the conclusion that Wagidi's chronology is sound as regards the main events, and that later historians have gone astray by forsaking his guidance.