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struck

[ struhk ]
/ strʌk /
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verb
the simple past tense and a past participle of strike.
adjective
(of a factory, industry, etc.) closed or otherwise affected by a strike of workers.
overcome, obsessed, or deeply affected by a specified person, feeling, or thing (used in combination): Ichabod was horror-struck on perceiving that the rider was headless.If you know any stagestruck youngsters begging for ballet lessons, these new dance books will get them off on the right foot.
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Origin of struck

First recorded in 1890–95 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for struck

struck
/ (strʌk) /

verb
the past tense and past participle of strike
adjective
mainly US and Canadian (of an industry, factory, etc) shut down or otherwise affected by a labour strike
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