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streek

[ streek ]
/ strik /
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verb (used with object)
to stretch (one's limbs), as on awakening or by exercise.
to extend (one's hand or arm), as in reaching for or offering an object.
to stretch out or prepare (a corpse) for burial.
verb (used without object)
to fall or lie prostrate.
to move quickly, especially to advance.
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Origin of streek

1200–50; Middle English (north) streken, variant of strecchen to stretch

OTHER WORDS FROM streek

streeker, noun
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