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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tool used in a foundry to shape a mold in sand; A tool used to level off grain or other granular material in a measure; An implement for sharpening scythes

Usage examples (6)
  • strickle the grain in the measure
  • strickle sand
  • This mud pie is built up into the desired shape, supported by a metal base plate ( "strickle"), layer by painstaking layer.
  • A strickle: a piece of wood used for striking off the surplus from a corn measure. for more
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