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strack

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German strac (straight), from Old High German *strak, from Proto-Germanic *strakaz, *strakkaz (straight), from Proto-Indo-European *streg-, *treg- (stiff, rigid). More at stretch.

AdjectiveEdit

strack

  1. straight, taut
  2. (colloquial) drunken

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of strick, or from Old English stræc (strict).

AdjectiveEdit

strack (comparative mair strack, superlative maist strack)

  1. Strict.