streek

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

streek (third-person singular simple present streeks, present participle streeking, simple past and past participle streeked)

  1. (archaic, dialect, UK, Scotland, transitive) To stretch.
  2. (archaic, dialect, UK, Scotland, transitive) To lay out, as a dead body.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

streek (plural streke)

  1. prank
  2. region

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch streke, from Old Dutch *striki, from Proto-Germanic *strikiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

streek f (plural streken, diminutive streekje n)

  1. region
  2. prank

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

streek

  1. singular past indicative of strijken

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Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae streek (third-person singular simple present streeks, present participle streekin, simple past streekit, past participle streekit)

  1. (South Scots, archaic) stretch
    Fower hunder horsemen in yeh streekit line.

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