strete

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strete

  1. narrowly, tightly

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English strǣt, strēt, from Proto-Germanic *strātō, from Late Latin strāta (paved road).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /streːt/, /strɛːt/

Noun[edit]

strete (plural stretes or strete or (Early ME) streten)

  1. A road or path connecting two settlements or other destinations.
  2. A street; a road or pathway within or as part of a settlement.
  3. A settlement; a conglomeration of habitations and shops.
  4. (figuratively) A choice or way of living; a doctrine.
  5. (rare) A hallway or passage within a structure or building.
  6. (rare) A porch or veranda; a covered deck.

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