Green’s Dictionary of Slang

strange adj.1

[note Leaves from the Diary of a Celebrated Burglar and Pickpocket (1865): ‘Jimmy Glindon [...] had left her because of her great relish for strange “blokes” during Jimmy’s absence on the “dip”.’]

1. [20C+] of women, unknown, hitherto unencountered.

2. (Aus.) homosexual.