- 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.
- to fall or lie prostrate.
- to move quickly, especially to advance.
Origin of streek
Examples from the Web for streek
Historical Examples of streek
But I'll soon be on his track again, for they'll have to streek me on the same stretching-board that serves him.The White Blackbird
Did I tell you of a female relative, Niven (whom he would never see), saying that she would come and streek him after he died?Spare Hours
How lang hae ye hung on the tree wi' a red cheek an' a ripe lip, and never man to streek out the hand to pu' ye?The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)
I'll show them what it is to streek dead Whigs like honest men, and row them dainty in seventeen hunder linen on my land!The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett