Dictionary.com

ringstraked

[ ring-streykt ]
/ ˈrɪŋˌstreɪkt /
Save This Word!

adjective Archaic.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of ringstraked

1605–15; ring1 + strake (in the obsolete sense “stripe of contrasting color”) + -ed3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use ringstraked in a sentence

  • And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted.

    The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
  • An' fwhat to a professional like Orth'ris is a few ringstraked shpots av black, brown, an' white?

    Soldiers Three|Rudyard Kipling
FEEDBACK