strake

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strake

noun \ˈstrāk\

Definition of STRAKE

1
:  a continuous band of hull planking or plates on a ship; also :  the width of such a band
2
:  streak, stripe

Origin of STRAKE

Middle English; akin to Old English streccan to stretch — more at stretch
First Known Use: 14th century

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