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British Dictionary definitions for streel

streel

noun
  1. Irish a slovenly woman
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Word Origin

from Irish Gaelic straoill
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Historical Examples

  • As a verb, streel is used in the sense of to drag along in an untidy way:—'Her dress was streeling in the mud.'

    English As We Speak It in Ireland

    P. W. Joyce