Pronunciation: (strēk), [key] Brit. Dial.
1. to stretch (one's limbs), as on awakening or by exercise.
2. to extend (one's hand or arm), as in reaching for or offering an object.
3. to stretch out or prepare (a corpse) for burial.
1. to fall or lie prostrate.
2. to move quickly, esp. to advance.
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