at the stroke of

Definition of at the stroke of

  1. :  exactly at They arrived at the stroke of midnight.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to rub gently in one direction

    :  caress

    :  to flatter or pay attention to in a manner designed to reassure or persuade

  1. :  the act of striking

    :  a blow with a weapon or implement

    :  a single unbroken movement

  1. :  to mark with a short line

    :  to cancel by drawing a line through

    :  to set the stroke for (a rowing crew)

Seen and Heard

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clearly seen through or understood

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