strick

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 22 May. 2024.

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