strak

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch strac (tight, taut), from Old Dutch *strak, from Proto-Germanic *strakaz, *strakkaz (straight, tight, tense), from Proto-Indo-European *streg-, *treg- (stiff, rigid). Cognate with Middle Low German strac (tight, taut), Old English stræc (firm, strict, rigorous, unyielding), German strack (straight, taut). More at stretch.

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strak (comparative strakker, superlative strakst)

  1. tight
  2. tense (showing stress or strain)

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