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strickle

noun strick·le \ ˈstrikəl \

Definition of strickle

plural -s
1 : an instrument for removing surplus grain from the top of a measure
2 a : an instrument for whetting scythes
b : a straightedge fed with an abrasive for sharpening knives arranged helically on a cylinder
3 : a template consisting of a board or plate with a beveled edge of definite contour used to sweep or strike up a mold, core, or part of a mold in sand or loam

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Origin and Etymology of strickle

Middle English strikell; akin to Middle Dutch strekel strickle, Middle English striche, strek strickle, Old English strīcan to pass over lightly, stroke


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strickle

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of strickle

strickled; strickled; strickling \-k(ə)liŋ\; strickles
: to smooth or form with a strickle

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