tricoter

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From Middle French, from Old French tricoter (to beat with sticks), from Old French tricot (stick, cudgel), derivative of trique (stick, game played with sticks), from earlier estrique (stick with which one uses to knock down grain), from *estrikier, *estriquer (to strike), from Frankish *strīkan (to move or pass one thing over another, strike), from Proto-Germanic *strīkaną (to stroke, touch), from Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (to strike). Cognate with Old High German strīhhan (to smooth, stroke, spread, rub, strike), Old English strīcan (to stroke, pass lightly over the surface, smooth, rub, wipe, strike, go, move, run). More at strike.

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tricoter

  1. to knit

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