Words nearby strake
Origin of strake
OTHER WORDS FROM strakestraked, adjective
Examples from the Web for strake
By the way, I don't want to interfere in a personal matter, but I'd take it as a favor if you wouldn't kill Strake quite.A Master of Fortune|Cutcliffe Hyne
Sir Matthew spake no word, but strake his horse with the spurs sorer than he did before.Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)|Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
Would a bucket of sea-water revive him to make him tell us, Strake?
A boy throws the ore into one strake; if it is of poor quality he puts in a large amount of it, if it is rich he puts in less.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
“No,” he thought, “it can never be too dark for that;” and he went on to find Rogers bending over Strake.
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