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Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *strṇg- 'to squeeze'. Compare Latin stringō (“press, squeeze”). Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *sterunkā, from *sterja (modern shtie). Compare also Romanian strungă. More at shtie.
- narrow runway near gateway of a pen or fold where sheep, goats, or cattle are milked
- sheepfold, goat pen
- shallow channel connecting an irrigation canal to the irrigation ditch of a field
- (colloquial) wooden milking pail