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strickle

noun strick·le \ˈstrikəl\

Definition of strickle

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  an instrument for removing surplus grain from the top of a measure

  2. 2a :  an instrument for whetting scythes b :  a straightedge fed with an abrasive for sharpening knives arranged helically on a cylinder

  3. 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 — more at strike


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strickle

transitive verb strick·le \"\

Definition of strickle

strickled

;

strickled

;

strickling

\-k(ə)liŋ\ ;

strickles

  1. :  to smooth or form with a strickle

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