Strick

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Strick A bunch of hackled flax prepared for drawing into slivers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n strick A flat piece of wood for leveling grain in a measure; a strickle.
    • n strick A bushel measure.
    • n strick A handful or bunch of flax, jute, or other fiber, heckled and sorted, or ready to be heckled.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Strick (Spens.) the screech-owl.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. strix, strigis.

Usage

In literature:

Oh, no; the town's strickly on the bum these nights.
"Sixes and Sevens" by O. Henry
I'll never have the man who's wanting the strick of carle hemp in the making of him!
"Two Penniless Princesses" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I said the "strick" would keep, and I had climbed hill enough for one night.
"Roughing It" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
By attendin strickly to bizniss I've amarsed a handsum Pittance.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
Och, she's as valiant as a peacock, only strick down and overcome about your own self!
"Wyandotte" by James Fenimore Cooper
Strickly speaking, you've no right to be on the wharf at all at this time.
"Deep Waters, The Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
At other times, the thin ends of the stricks are also cut off by the same instrument.
"The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth" by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
Come in at once, and do not speak again to Loveday Strick.
"The White Riband" by Fryniwyd Tennyson Jesse
We shell observe the Constitushnel Amendment strickly and in good faith.
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
In eve'y dee-strick dey had 'bout twelve men dey call patterollers.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
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In news:

A Conversation With Charlotte Strick, Book Jacket Designer.
Strick shared a screenplay Oscar nomination for the film, which ran into trouble with censors.
Joseph Strick dies at 86.
David Strick went behind the scenes during an episode shoot for the TNT drama's third season.
An arbitrator has awarded the Los Angeles Times $266,000 to cover the costs of defending itself against a suit by longtime Hollywood editorial photographer David Strick .
Strick scores twice in Northmen's win over E.P.
East Providence midfielder Yuliandra Henriquez (left) is a helpless bystander as she watches North Smithfield senior Keila Strick (4) score the first goal of Thursday afternoon's Division II game.
North Smithfield junior guard Keila Strick (center) drives between Davies defenders Stephanie Martin (left) and Elizabeth Arruda (right) during the first half of Wednesday night's Division III matchup at the Northmen's Lovett Gymnasium.
Strick scored a game-high 22 points to lead North Smithfield to a 43-35 victory.
Charlotte Strick is the art director of Faber & Faber, Inc and of the paperback line at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
A Conversation With Charlotte Strick , Book Jacket Designer.
Strick shared a screenplay Oscar nomination for the film, which ran into trouble with censors.
Marcus Strickland Twi -Life Group Open Reel Deck Strick Muzik.
Being a dapple dauchshund, her stricking markings were just eye catching.
David Strick hits the set for the taping of the NBC show's fifth season finale.
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In science:

Keir Neuman, Tom Perkins, Steve Quake, Andy Spakowitz, Terence Strick, Paul Wiggins, Jie Yan, and Sylvain Zorman for many discussions.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Strick T, Allemand J, Croquette V, Bensimon D (2000) Twisting and stretching single DNA molecules.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Strick TR, Croquette V, Bensimon D (1998) Homologous pairing in stretched supercoiled DNA.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Inverse phase transitions are stricking phenomena in which an apparently more ordered phase becomes disordered by cooling.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
By assumption, bφ maps CR (X ) into ρA (K0 (A)), then bφ defines a unital strickly positive linear map γ : CR (X ) → AffT (B ) such that bı ◦ γ = bφ.
Approximated by finite-dimensional homomorphisms into Simple C*-Algebras with Tracial Rank One
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