Strike of flax

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Strike of flax a handful that may be hackled at once.
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Usage

In literature:

I observed moreover a very striking difference between the system of cultivating the flax in England and in France.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
Strikes, of flax, 172.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
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