Usage examples for extraneous

  1. The remedy therefore is simply to lie down, when the roaring flame of several feet high will be so reduced that it may be put out with the hands, with the other parts of the garments, or by any extraneous covering. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  2. This knowledge can be acquired as circumstances and opportunity offer; we deal rather with extraneous details which are necessary to be known by everyone who aspires to form a collection of books for himself and would know something of the history of each. – Book Collecting A Guide for Amateurs by John Herbert Slater