strammel

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strammel (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of strommel (straw)
    • 1815, Scott, Sir Walter, chapter XXVIII, in Guy Mannering:
      Yes, ye are a' altered: you'll eat the goodman’s meat, drink his drink, sleep on the strammel in his barn, and break his house and cut his throat for his pains!
  2. Alternative spelling of strommel (hair)

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Etymology[edit]

From English strommel, strummel, strammel (straw), from Old French *estramaille (straw for bedding), from Latin stramen (straw for bedding), from Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃- (to spread)

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strammel (plural ~)

  1. (uncountable) Straw.
  2. (countable) A rag; a piece of cloth.
  3. (countable) The tube of a baby's bottle.

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