streek

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verb \ˈstrēk\

Definition of streek

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly Scotland :  stretch, extend

  3. 2 chiefly Scotland :  to lay out (a dead body)

Origin and Etymology of streek

Middle English (northern dialect) streken; akin to Old English streccan to stretch


First Known Use: 13th century

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