from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. of strike.
  • n. A stroke.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old preterit of strike.


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  • Et s é rieusement, vous avez peint ze human situation more better than J. - P. Sartre avec une seule strook.

    An Epistolary Performer

  • Now, if her strook thee, thou must take it; there be no denaying of un.

    Lorna Doone

  • The eight day much winde arising at the Westnorthwest, we not knowing how the coast lay, strook our sayles, and lay a drift, where we sounded and found 160 fadomes as afore.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • In die lig van Suid-Afrika se tragiese apartheidserfnis en polarisasie, is dit dringend noodsaaklik dat beskerming en selfbeskikking verleen word aan alle groepe, ongeag ras of kleur, op 'n wyse wat strook met federale demokrasie soos deur die hele wereld beoefen en gerespekteer word, se hy.' n Federale stelsel sal

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I had not fully declared these words, when as behold all the servants of the house were assembled with weapons to drive me away, one buffeted me about the face, another about the shoulders, some strook me in the sides, some kicked me, and some tare my garments, and so I was handled amongst them and driven from the house, as the proud young man

    The Golden Asse

  • The said Johnne Leslye, (according to his formar vowes,) strook him first anes or twyse, and so did the said Petir.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • More prone to move, though strook by lighter cause

    On the Nature of Things

  • Hath strook with pointed thyrsus through my heart;

    On the Nature of Things

  • From whose great milky udder-teats all hearts’ desires are strook;

    Chapter X.

  • So, strook with dread and anguish, fell the Fiend,

    Paradise Regained: The Fourth Book


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