Scot. and North England
[ struhnt, stroont ]
/ strʌnt, strʊnt /
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the fleshy part or stump of a tail, especially of a horse's tail.
verb (used with object)
to cut short, especially to dock (the tail of a horse or sheep).
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Origin of strunt
1600–10; nasalized variant of strut2; compare Norwegian strunta to walk stiffly
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