Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
STREEK, v.2, n.2 [strik]
I. v. To stroke, draw one's hand gently over (Uls. 1953 Traynor). Now only dial. in Eng.
II. n. The act of stroking, a stroke (Traynor).[N.E.D. compares O.N. strjúka, to stroke, but there may have been confusion with Eng. streak, a stroke, line, to make strokes on. Cf. sim. confusion under Straik.]
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