Pronunciation: (strik'ul), [key]
—n., v., -led, -ling.
1. a straightedge used for sweeping off heaped-up grain to the level of the rim of a measure.
2. Metall.a template rotated to generate a mold surface symmetrical about one axis.
3. an implement for sharpening scythes, composed typically of a piece of wood smeared with grease and sand.
to sweep off or remove with a strickle.
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