Definition of Straiking

1. straik [v] - See also: straik



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straiking

straighties
straighting
straightish
straightjacket
straightjackets
straightlaced
straightly
straightnesses
straights
straightway
straightways
straik
straiked
straiking (current term)
straiks
strain
strain burst
strain energy
strain gage
strain gauge
strain gauges
strainable
strainably
strained
strained silicon
strainer
strainer vine
strainers

Literary usage of Straiking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aberdour and Inchcolme: Being Historical Notices of the Parish and Monastery by William Ross (1885)
"... with Sabbath-breakers—William Craig's ' straiking of his wife'—A ' cock-and-bull' story—Case of murder at ..."

2. Sentimental Tommy: The Story of His Boyhood by James Matthew Barrie (1896)
"Do you know what straiking is ? " "Arraying the corpse for the coffin, laying it out, in short, is it not ? " "Ay, ay. Well, it appears that Grizel had ..."

3. Sentimental Tommy: The Story of His Boyhood by James Matthew Barrie (1896)
"Do you know what straiking is ? " "Arraying the corpse for the coffin, laying it out, in short, is it not ? " "Ay, ay. Well, it appears that Grizel had ..."

4. Sentimental Tommy: The Story of His Boyhood by James Matthew Barrie (1896)
"Do you know what straiking is ? " "Arraying the corpse for the coffin, laying it out, in short, is it not ? " "Ay, ay. Well, it appears that Grizel had ..."

5. Abstracts of Protocols of the Town Clerks of Glasgow by Glasgow (Scotland), Robert Renwick (1897)
"In this connection, Jameson interprets " straiking " as joining hands. One of the meanings, however, of the old Scottish word ..."

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