Words nearby stript
Definition for stript (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), stripped or stript, strip·ping.
- to clean (a carding roller) by removing waste fibers.
- to transfer (fibers) from one carding roller to another.
- to remove (color) from a cloth or yarn in order to redye it another color.
- to remove color from (a cloth or yarn).
verb (used without object), stripped or stript, strip·ping.
Origin of strip1
SYNONYMS FOR strip
Definition for stript (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), stripped, strip·ping.
Origin of strip2
Examples from the Web for stript
This place has previously been mentioned as the receptacle for the blanket-pieces, when stript and hoisted from the whale.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
He had entered the lists, stript to the skin, and the thermometer stood very low that evening.
They stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours.Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett
They got no one new ally; they stript the enemy of not a single old one.
His most popular satire is intitled, Abuses whipt and stript, 1613.
British Dictionary definitions for stript (1 of 2)
verb strips, stripping or stripped
- to remove all one's clothes
- to perform a striptease
- to remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, etc)
- to separate the two sides of a leaf from the stem of (tobacco, etc)