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Origin of strake
OTHER WORDS FROM strakestraked, adjective
Words nearby strake
Example sentences from the Web for strake
"I've got one-fraction of an inch play, at any rate," said the garboard-strake, triumphantly.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Keel outside garboard strake, inclusive of thickness of keelband, (p. 151) if any, shall not exceed in depth 1½ in.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
He passed with long strides from rock to rock, and returned dragging wildly sometimes a rider, sometimes a binding strake.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
The most forward of them he strake from his horse, and brake his thigh with the fall.
Tobias met his father at the door, and strake of the gall on his father's eyes, saying: Be of good hope, my father.
British Dictionary definitions for strake
- a curved metal plate forming part of the metal rim on a wooden wheel
- any metal plate let into a rubber tyre