strick

noun
\ ˈstrik \
plural -s

Definition of strick

: a bunch of hackled flax, jute, or hemp

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History and Etymology for strick

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strick. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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