Definition of Strig

1. Noun. (botany) A pedicel or footstalk, especially of a flowering or fruit-bearing plant, such as the currant. ¹



2. Noun. The tang of a sword-blade. ¹

3. Noun. (context: UK dialectal) The string of a button. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strig

1. to remove the stalks from [v STRIGGED, STRIGGING, STRIGS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strig

stridulating
stridulation
stridulations
stridulator
stridulators
stridulatory
stridulous
stridulously
strife
strife-ridden
strifeful
strifeless
strifes
strift
strifts
strig (current term)
striga
strigae
strigate
strigged
strigging
strigillose
strigils
strigine
strigments
strigolactone
strigolactones
strigose

Literary usage of Strig

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Now doan't 'ee put the cherry-strig in's mouth." strig (2) vb. To take the fruit from off the stalk or strig; as to strig currants, gooseberries, &c. ..."

2. The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales edited by Charles Wilkins, James Harris (1883)
"Camden, in his Britannia, calls it strig-hul, but in his map of Monmouthshire we meet with " strig-hall at Strugle Castle," which place is marked at about ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in Use in the County by William Douglas Parish, William Francis Shaw, John White Masters (1887)
"Now doan't 'ee put the cherry-strig in's mouth." strig (2) vb. To take the fruit from off the stalk or strig; as to strig currants, gooseberries, &c. ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in Use in the County by William Douglas Parish, William Francis Shaw (1888)
"Now doan't 'ee put the cherry-strig in's mouth." strig (2) vb. To take the fruit from off the stalk or strig; as to strig currants, gooseberries, &c. ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Provincialisms in Use in the County by William Douglas Parish, William Francis Shaw, John White Masters (1887)
"strig (2) vb. To take the fruit from off the stalk or strig; as to strig currants, ... Will you help me strig these currants?" STRIKE [streik] (i) sb. ..."

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