dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for strickle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strickle \Stric"kle\, n. [See Strike.]
     1. An instrument to strike grain to a level with the measure;
        a strike.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An instrument for whetting scythes; a rifle.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Founding) An instrument used for smoothing the surface of
        a core.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Carp. & Mason.) A templet; a pattern.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. An instrument used in dressing flax. [Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  strickle
      n 1: an implement for sharpening scythes
      2: a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular
         material that is heaped in a measure
      3: a tool used in a foundry to shape a mold in sand
      v 1: level off with a strickle in a measuring container;
           "strickle sand"
      2: smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"
         [syn: strickle, strike]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229