Strich

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German strich, from Old High German strih, from Proto-Germanic *strikiz, whence also English streak.

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Noun[edit]

Strich m (genitive Strichs or Striches, plural Striche, diminutive Strichelchen n or Strichlein n)

  1. stroke
  2. line
  3. the direction to which hairs, or similar things, are inclined
    Katzen muss man mit dem Strich streicheln.
    Cats must be stroked with the fur.
  4. (informal) streetwalkers' district
  5. (informal) prostitution; chiefly as a milieu

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