plural -s
: a bunch of hackled flax, jute, or hemp

Word History


Middle English stric, strik, probably of Low German or Dutch origin; akin to Middle Low German strik rope, Middle Dutch stric knot, rope; akin to Old Frisian strik rope, Old High German stric rope, stricchan to rope, twine, Old English strician to knit

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“Strick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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