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streel

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intransitive verb \ˈstrēl\

Definition of streel

  1. 1 chiefly Irish :  to saunter idly and aimlessly

  2. 2 chiefly Irish :  to trail or float in the manner of a streamer

Origin and Etymology of streel

Irish straoill-, sraoill- to tear apart, trail, trudge, from Old Irish sroiglid he scourges, from sroigell scourge, from Latin flagellum — more at flagellate


First Known Use: 1805


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streel

noun

Definition of streel

chiefly Irish

  1. :  an untidy slovenly person

Origin and Etymology of streel

Irish straoill, sraoill, from straoill-, verb


First Known Use: 1842


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