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streal

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From Middle English strele, stral, from Old English strǣl (arrow, shaft, dart, missile), from Proto-Germanic *strēlaz, *strēlō (arrow, ray, beam), from Proto-Indo-European *strēl- *strēlā- (arrow, beam). Cognate with West Frisian striel (arrow, dart, shaft), Dutch straal (radius, ray, beam, stream), German Strahl (beam, ray, spurt), Swedish stråle (beam, ray), Icelandic strjál (arrow), Lithuanian strėlė (arrow, dart, jib), Russian стрела (strela, arrow, dart). See also streel.

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streal (plural streals)

  1. An arrow.
  2. (Britain dialectal) The pupil of the eye.

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