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strick·le

 (strĭk′əl)
n.
1. An instrument used to level off grain or other material in a measure.
2. A foundry tool used to shape a mold in sand or loam.
3. A tool for sharpening scythes.

[Middle English strikelle, perhaps from Old English stricel, teat, strickle; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]

strick′le v.

strickle

(ˈstrɪkəl)
n
1. (Tools) Also called: strike a board used for sweeping off excess material in a container
2. (Tools) a template used for shaping a mould
3. (Tools) a bar of abrasive material for sharpening a scythe
vb
(Tools) (tr) to level, form, or sharpen with a strickle
[Old English stricel; related to Latin strigilis scraper, German Striegel; see strike]

strick•le

(ˈstrɪk əl)

n.
1. a straightedge used for sweeping off heaped-up grain to the level of the rim of a measure.
2. an implement for sharpening scythes.
[1400–50; late Middle English strikyll]

strickle


Past participle: strickled
Gerund: strickling

Imperative
strickle
strickle
Present
I strickle
you strickle
he/she/it strickles
we strickle
you strickle
they strickle
Preterite
I strickled
you strickled
he/she/it strickled
we strickled
you strickled
they strickled
Present Continuous
I am strickling
you are strickling
he/she/it is strickling
we are strickling
you are strickling
they are strickling
Present Perfect
I have strickled
you have strickled
he/she/it has strickled
we have strickled
you have strickled
they have strickled
Past Continuous
I was strickling
you were strickling
he/she/it was strickling
we were strickling
you were strickling
they were strickling
Past Perfect
I had strickled
you had strickled
he/she/it had strickled
we had strickled
you had strickled
they had strickled
Future
I will strickle
you will strickle
he/she/it will strickle
we will strickle
you will strickle
they will strickle
Future Perfect
I will have strickled
you will have strickled
he/she/it will have strickled
we will have strickled
you will have strickled
they will have strickled
Future Continuous
I will be strickling
you will be strickling
he/she/it will be strickling
we will be strickling
you will be strickling
they will be strickling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been strickling
you have been strickling
he/she/it has been strickling
we have been strickling
you have been strickling
they have been strickling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been strickling
you will have been strickling
he/she/it will have been strickling
we will have been strickling
you will have been strickling
they will have been strickling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been strickling
you had been strickling
he/she/it had been strickling
we had been strickling
you had been strickling
they had been strickling
Conditional
I would strickle
you would strickle
he/she/it would strickle
we would strickle
you would strickle
they would strickle
Past Conditional
I would have strickled
you would have strickled
he/she/it would have strickled
we would have strickled
you would have strickled
they would have strickled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strickle - an implement for sharpening scythes
sharpener - any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper; "a knife sharpener"
2.strickle - a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
3.strickle - a tool used in a foundry to shape a mold in sand
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verb1.strickle - level off with a strickle in a measuring container; "strickle sand"
even, even out, level, flush - make level or straight; "level the ground"
2.strickle - smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"
even, even out, level, flush - make level or straight; "level the ground"
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