transitive verb \ˈstrēk\

Definition of STREEK

chiefly Scottish :  stretch, extend
chiefly Scottish :  to lay out (a dead body)

Origin of STREEK

Middle English (northern dialect) streken; akin to Old English streccan to stretch
First Known Use: 13th century


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