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VerbEdit

streek (third-person singular simple present streeks, present participle streeking, simple past and past participle streeked)

  1. (archaic, dialectal, Britain, Scotland, transitive) To stretch.
  2. (archaic, dialectal, Britain, Scotland, transitive) To lay out, as a dead body.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for streek in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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NounEdit

streek (plural streke)

  1. prank
  2. region

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /streːk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch strēke, from Old Dutch *striki, from Proto-Germanic *strikiz.

NounEdit

streek f (plural streken, diminutive streekje n)

  1. region
  2. prank
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

streek

  1. singular past indicative of strijken

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ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

streek (third-person singular present streeks, present participle streekin, past streekit, past participle streekit)

  1. (South Scots, archaic) stretch
    Fower hunder horsemen in yeh streekit line.

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West FrisianEdit

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NounEdit

streek c (plural streken, diminutive streekje)

  1. line, stripe
  2. stroke, stroking movement
  3. region
  4. trick, prank

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Further readingEdit

  • streek”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011