Reverse Dictionary: STRIK – STROK


STRIKE (work stoppage) – ADJECTIVES (also see UNION)
– SCAB pert. to strike-breakers or strike-breaking …L19 sl.
 
STRIKE (work stoppage) – NOUNS
– SCABBERY the betrayal of one’s fellow workers, the breaking of a strike …20C Aust. & US sl.
– TIE-UP a stoppage of work or business, esp. on account of a lock-out or strike …1889
 
STRIKE (work stoppage) – NOUNS, PERSON
– BLACK a blackleg, a person who continues to work despite a ban or strike by a trade union; a person who takes a striker’s place …1826 sl. obs.
– BLACK-LEG a person who continues to work despite a ban or strike by a trade union; a person who takes a striker’s place …1844 depreciative usage
– BLACK-NEB a workman who refuses to join a trades union a workman willing to work for a master whose men are on strike; a strike-breaker …1832 Sc., depreciative usage
– BLACK NOB a blackleg, a strike-breaker, a non-unionist …1838 Sc. depreciative usage
– BLACK SHEEP a strike-breaker …1832 sl.
– FINK a strikebreaker …E20 US sl.
– FINK a guard hired to protect strikebreakers …E20 US sl.
– JACK a non-union labourer; a strike-breaker; a member of the Permanent and Casual Waterside Workers’ Union …1940s Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘Jack McNab’ = a scab
– JACK-LEG a blackleg; a person who continues working when fellow workers are on strike; a strike-breaker  …1888 Amer. sl. 
– RAT a person who refuses to strike, or takes the place of a striking worker; also, a non-union worker; a person who works for lower wages than the usual or trade union rate …1824 orig. US
– SCAB a worker who refuses to join a labour union or to participate in a union strike, who takes a striking worker’s place on the job, or the like; a strike-breaker …1777
– SCABBIE a strike-breaker, or anyone who stands out against a mass action …1777
– SCALIE a strike-breaker or anyone who stands out against a mass action …1777 
– SNOB a strike-breaker …M19 sl.
– SNOBSTICK a strike-breaker …M19 sl.
– YELLOW LEG a strikebreaker …1930 US sl.
 
STRIKE (work stoppage) – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER
– SCAB HERDER a detective or policeman assigned to protect strikebreakers entering or leaving a factory …1931 sl. 
 
STRIKE (work stoppage) – VERBS
– HIT THE BRICKS to go on strike …1946 US sl.
– SCAB to brand a company or fellow worker as a strike-breaker …19C
– SCAB to break a strike, to refuse to join a union or any form of mass action …19C
 
STRIKE, STRIKING (hit) – NOUNS
– BLEMISH a motion as if to strike …1899 Amer. dial.
– DUNCH an act of hitting, beating, or striking someone or something …a1500 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GLASGOW KISS;  GLESGA KISS a head butt to your opponent’s face …1988 Sc. sl.
– GLASGOW NOD;  GLESGA NOD a head butt to your opponent’s face …1988 Sc. sl.
– ILLISION the act of striking against something …1603 rare
– VERBERATION the act of beating or striking so as to cause pain or hurt; esp. flogging or scourging; also, a blow or stroke …c1730
 
STRIKE etc. (hit) – NOUNS, PERSON
– BEATER a person who beats; one who strikes repeated blows, a striker; a punisher; one who beats a drum, etc. …1483
 
STRIKE etc. (hit) – VERBS
– ABEAT to beat, to strike …a1000 obs.
– ACOUP to strike, to shower blows …c1380 obs.
– ACOUPE to strike, to shower blows …c1380 obs.
– AFFRAP to strike down …1590 obs. rare
– BAFF to beat, to strike; in golf: to strike the ground with the sole of the club-head in making a stroke …1879 Sc.
– BAFFLE to strike, to beat …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAM to browbeat, to bully; to beat, to strike …1889 Eng. dial.
– BAMBOOZLE to strike hard, to drive away …1884 Eng. dial.
– BAMMOCK to knock about, to beat down; to strike clumsily …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BANG to beat violently, to knock about; to thrash, to strike with the fist or with a whip, to handle roughly …1604
– BASH to hit, to beat, to strike, to crush, to smash …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BASKE to strike with a bruising blow …1642 obs.
– BASTE A PERSON’S BACON to strike or thrash him …B1900
– BAT to cudgel, to thrash, to beat, to hit, to strike …c1440
– BATON to strike with a baton or truncheon; formerly, to cudgel …c1580
– BATOON to beat or strike with a ‘batoon’; to thrash with a stick, to cudgel …1683 arch.
– BATTER to strike with repeated blows of an instrument or weapon; to beat continuously and violently so as to bruise and shatter …c1325
– BATTERFANG to strike with repeated blows of an instrument or weapon; to beat continuously and violently so as to bruise and shatter; to assail violently …1630 obs. exc. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– BEAN to hit or strike someone on the head …1910 sl., chiefly US
– BEDUNCH to strike against …1567 obs.
– BEEF to strike or knock someone down …1926 Amer. dial.
– BEFF to beat, to strike, to slap …1790 Sc.
– BEFT to strike, to give blows …c1505 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BELK to throw down or strike heavily; to thump …1844 Eng. dial.
– BENSIE to strike vigorously …Bk1911 Sc.
– BEPAT to pat frequently; to strike, to beat …1676
– BESWAK to dash, to strike …c1505 Sc. obs.
– BICKER to attack with repeated strokes, to pelt with stones; to strike repeatedly …1827 Sc.
– BIF;  BIFF to hit or strike …1888 sl.
– BILK to throw down or strike heavily; to thump …1844 Eng. dial.
– BING to knock or strike …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BINNER to strike so as to produce a humming or buzzing sound; also, to whirr, to buzz …Bk1898 Sc.
– BLAD to slap, to strike; to thrust violently …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BLEACH;  BLEECH to strike; to fall flat …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLENTER to strike with a strong, sharp blow …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLINTER to strike with a strong, sharp blow …19C Sc.
– BLOUSE to strike or hit someone …1966 Amer. dial.
– BLUDGEON to strike heavily, as with a bludgeon …1892
– BOFFLE to strike, to beat …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOMMOCK to knock about, to beat down; to strike clumsily …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOMMUX to knock about, to beat down; to strike clumsily …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOOFF to strike with the hand, causing a hollow sound …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOUFF to strike, to buffet …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOWFF to strike with the hand as to cause to hollow sound …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOX to beat, to thrash; later, to strike with the fist, to cuff, to buffet; to strike with the hand …1519
– BRICK to strike or punch someone …Bk2006 US street sl.
– BUCKIE to strike or push roughly …1866 Sc.
​- BUFFALO to strike on the head with the barrel of a gun …1961 Amer. dial.
– BUS to hit, to strike …1889 Amer. dial.
– BUSS to hit, to strike …1872 Amer. dial.
– CROWN ON THE CONK to strike on the head …World War II Amer. sl.
– CLIP to hit smartly; to strike against in passing …1855 colloq.
– CLOBBER to strike someone; to hit; to thrash or beat up; to defeat; to reprimand or criticize severely …1944 sl.
– CLOCK to strike sharply or heavily; to strike with the fist; to punch in the face; to hit …1932 sl.
– CLUFF to strike with the palm of the hand, to cuff or slap …1825 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– CLUNK to strike someone or something …Bk2006 US sl.
– COBNOBBLE to beat, to strike, to chastise, to correct; to knock on the head …Bk1826 Eng. dial.
​- DAB to strike with a light blow, as with the back of the hand …1730
– DANG to strike, to knock …1879 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAP to hit or strike lightly; to make a ball rebound on the ground, etc. …1790 Eng. dial.
– DAWL to dash, to beat, to strike …1886 Eng. dial.
– DEG to strike with a sharp-pointed weapon …1825 Sc.  
– DEVEL to strike, to beat, to fell with a blow; to maul; to fall heavily …1827 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DIFT to hit, to strike …1927 Amer. dial.
– DING to strike, to knock, to beat; to drive, to force; to dash down with violence, to overthrow …1688 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DINT to strike, to beat …ME obs.
– DIRD to strike with a sharp blow; to throw with violence; to dash …1871 Sc.
– DONG to hit, to strike, to punch; to force by reiterated noise, speech, or effort …1889
– DOUSE to strike, knock, punch …M16 now Eng. dial.
– DUMP to thump, to beat, to strike …1808-18 Sc.
– DUNCH to deliver a short, sharp blow to someone or something; to strike, to thump, to push; to knock against, to bump into; to give a person a nudge or poke with the elbow …a1250 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DUNT to beat, strike, knock, thump …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– DUST to strike or hit with violence …a1225
– EAT to strike face-first; also, to be struck by, as a bullet …1975 US sl.
– FAG to beat; to thrash; to strike …L17 sl. obs.
– FAN to beat, to strike, esp. repeatedly or soundly; to deliver a blow to, esp. with a club; to hit, to spank …1785 sl.
– FETCH to strike a blow against someone …1865 sl.
– FIRE ON to strike, to hit, to fight with …1972 Amer. dial.
– FIRE UP to strike, to hit, to fight with …1972 Amer. dial.
– FIST to strike …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GAG to jerk; to strike with a sharp blow; also, to toss up the head …1587 obs.
– GLAZE to strike a glancing blow …1923 Amer. dial.
– HAMPER to strike, to beat …a1529 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HATTER to strike repeatedly with hard blows; to batter; to damage …1508 Sc. obs.
– JAB to strike smartly, to thrust …L19 sl.
– JERK to strike with, or as with a whip, switch, or wand; to scourge, to whip, to lash, to switch …1550 obs.
– JOD to strike, to knock …a1400 obs.
– KNUB to hit or strike with the fist or knuckles; to thump, to beat …1721 rare
– LAB to strike severely, to beat; to deliver a slashing blow …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LALLOP to beat, to chastise, to strike …1890 Eng. dial.
– LAM to beat soundly, to thrash, to flog; to hit hard, to strike …1746 Eng. dial.
– LAMB to beat or strike …L16 sl.
– LAMME to beat or strike …L16 sl.
– LARRUP to beat thoroughly, to strike, to thrash, to whip, to flog …1824 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– LAY to strike, to beat a person on the face, over the head, etc. …1530 obs.
– LAY IT TO ONE to strike hard; to insist …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LEAN to beat up, to strike …1910s sl., orig. US
– LEAN ON to beat up, to strike; to physically assault …1911 sl., orig. US
– LICK to strike, to hit, to beat, esp. as a punishment; to thrash, to whip …1888 Amer. dial.
– LOP to strike with the fist …1939 Amer. dial.
– LUSH to strike …c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MARK to aim a blow or missile at; to strike, to hit …a1300 obs.
– MASH to strike, hit, or beat someone …1884 Amer. dial.
– MASH UP strike, hit, or beat someone …1954 Amer. dial.
– MAWP to strike, to beat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MELL to hammer; to strike with a ‘mell’ or with the fist; to beat severely; to pound; to bruise …1787 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MELLER to strike, to hit, to beat …1862 Amer. dial.
​- MELLOW to beat, to hit, to strike. to pummel …1895 Amer. dial.
– MINT to aim a blow at or strike; to purpose, to intend, to aim …1660 Sc. & Eng. dial. 
– MUG to strike a person in the face; to fight; to beat up; to assault; to strangle …1818 sl., orig. boxing usage
– NAB to peck at, to strike; to punish …1822 Sc.
– NACK to strike with a missile …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– NAG to strike smartly; to beat …1825 Sc.
– NAIL vb. to hit, esp., in boxing, to be successful in hitting someone; to strike smartly; to beat …1785 sl.
– NAPE to strike a person on the back of the neck …c1440 obs.
– NAUP to strike with a stick or other implement, generally on the head; to beat …1684 Eng. dial.
– NECK to strike on the neck, esp. so as to stun or kill; to behead …c1450 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NEVEL to punch, to pummel, to batter, to strike so as to cause swelling …1722 Sc. 
– NEVILL to beat or strike with the fists; to pound, buffet, or pummel …a1572 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– NUT to butt with the head; to strike on the head …1937 UK sl.
– OFFEND to strike so as to hurt; to wound, to hurt; to give physical pain to; to harm, to injure …c1385 obs.
– PAIK to hit with something hard or solid, as the knuckles, a stick, or a stone; to beat, to pummel, to thrash; to strike; to punish  …c1639 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– PAIL to strike continuously; to beat, to thrash …1740 Eng. dial.
– PAKE to beat, to strike; to punish …1807 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PALL to beat; to strike, to knock down …a1375 obs. rare
– PALM to strike with the open hand; to punch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PALMY to cane on the palm of the hand …1876 Sc.
– PALT to strike with repeated blows of missiles; to assail with missiles …1579 obs.
– PAME to strike with the open hand; to punch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PANDY to strike on the palm of the hand as a punishment …1863
– PECK to beat, to strike; to punish …1807 Sc.
– PEEL to strike, to beat, to spank, to slap …1935 Amer. dial.
– PEX to beat, to strike; to punish …1807 Sc.
– PLAY RAP to strike smartly …1873 Eng. dial.
– PLAY YARK ON to strike, to beat …1838 Eng. dial.
– PLONK to hit or strike with a heavy thud …1874 colloq.
– PUG to poke; to punch; to strike …E19 Eng. dial. rare
– PUT THE HEAD ON to head-butt an opponent’s face …1985 Sc. sl.
– RAP to knock heavily; to strike …1715 Sc.
– RASEN to take off the skin of a person’s legs by striking or kicking them …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RATTLE to strike, to beat, to hit; to give a blow or knock …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REACH to strike, to give a blow …1809 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REEKIM to strike with a smart blow; to box …Bk1904 Sc.
– SAP UP to strike with a blunt weapon …1926 US sl.
– SCAGE to throw stones, to pelt; to strike with a stick …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCAMP to graze, to strike slightly, to touch lightly in passing, to deliver a glancing blow to …1911 Amer. dial.
– SCLAFF to strike with the open hand, or with some flat surface; to slap; to throw down flat …1866 Sc.
– SCLAFFER to strike with the open hand or with anything having a flat surface; to throw down flat …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCOP to hit, to beat, to strike; to fell to the ground …1881 Eng. dial.
– SCRIM to strike; to beat vigorously …1889 Sc.
– SKELP to strike, to beat, to slap, to smack, in later use, spec. on the breech …a1400-50 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKLAFF to strike with the open hand or with anything having a flat surface; to throw down flat …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKLAFFER to strike with the open hand or with anything having a flat surface; to throw down flat …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKOP to hit, to beat, to strike; to fell to the ground …1881 Eng. dial.
– SKRIM to strike; to beat vigorously …1889 Sc.
– SKULL to strike someone; to attack someone …1997 Irish sl.
– SMACK DOWN to strike hard, esp. on the face …1880s African-American sl.
– SOCK to beat, to strike hard, to hit …1699 sl.
– STICK THE HEAD ON to head-butt an opponent’s face …1985 Sc. sl.
– STOUSH to punch or strike; to thrash or beat a person; to fight …1893 Aust. & NZ sl.
– TACK to strike with the open hand; to slap; to beat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAINT to touch, to strike, to hit …1525 obs.
– TAIRGE to reprimand, to scold loudly; to beat, to strike, to thrash …1825 Sc.
– TAKE to strike; to deliver a blow …1880 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TANK to strike; to knock; to beat with a switch or other light instrument …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARGE to beat, to strike; to thrash …1833 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TEEPLE to touch or strike lightly …B1900 Sc.
– THRUMPER to thump, to strike with the fist …1870 Eng. dial.
– THUD to beat, to strike; to beat hard and with a noise; to thump …1898 Sc.
– THUNGE to knock heavily; to thump, to bang; to strike a violent blow …1825 Eng. dial.
– TIP to tap; to strike smartly or lightly; to touch lightly …1850 Sc.
– TIT to strike or tap lightly; to pat, to tip …1589 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TO-DRIVE to strike violently …c1205 obs. rare
– TO-DUN to strike with resounding blows …a1240 obs.
– TONK to strike …colloq.
– TRANSFISTICATE to strike or smash with the fist …1600 humorous nonce word obs.
– TROLLOP to strike, to beat, to whip; to outdo in a contest …1842 Amer. dial.
– TUNK to strike …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– VAIL to strike or cast down …1590 rare
– VAPULATE to beat or strike …1603 rare
– VERBERATE to beat or strike so as to cause pain, esp. by way of punishment …1625 rare
– VUG to strike with the elbow …1825 Eng. dial.
– WALLOP to beat soundly; to strike hard; to hit …1825 colloq.
– WAP to strike, to knock upon; to strike through …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WARM IT TO ANYBODY OR ANYTHING to strike or work hard …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– WARM THE EARS to strike or box the ears …1889 Eng. dial.
– WARP IT TO SOMEONE to strike a blow at someone; to beat violently  …1876 Amer. dial.
– WHACK to beat or strike vigorously, as with a stick; to thrash …1721 colloq.
– WHAM to hit or strike …1920s sl. orig. US
– YANK to strike sharply with the end of a whip-lash; to flog; to thrash …1889 Eng. dial.
– YARK;  YERK to strike hard, esp. with a rod or whip; to beat, to thrash, to flog, to lash; to drive with a whip …c1520 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAW to hew; to strike with something sharp …a1529 Eng. dial.
– YIRK to strike hard, esp. with a switch or whip; to beat, to thrash; to stab …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– ZONK to hit or strike …1950s sl.
– ZONK OUT to hit or strike …1950s sl.
 
STRIKE DOWN – VERBS
– AFALLE to fell, to strike down, to cut down, to lay low …1205 obs.
– AFELL to fell, to strike down, to cast down, to lay low …c1000 obs.
– AFELLE to fell, to strike down, to cast down, to lay low …c1000 obs.
– NAIL to reach a target; to succeed in hitting, to strike down; to kill …1785 Sc.
– YFELL to strike down, to fell …c893 obs.
 
STRIKING (exceptional) – ADJECTIVES
– AWESOME prodigious, huge; remarkable, striking …1879
– COLD-BLOODED striking; exceptional; splendid; very cool  …1969 African-American sl.
– EGREGIOUS of things: remarkably good or great; of events and utterances: striking, significant …1547-64
– EYE-CATCHING striking, prominent; that attracts the eye …1770
– HEADINGEST most unusual or striking …1952 Amer. dial.
– RAPPING uncommonly big or striking, enormous, huge …1658 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
STRIKING (exceptional) – NOUNS
– DINGER anything of a superlative character; something exceptional or striking; someone or something remarkable or superior; something splendid or stylish …1809
– EYEFUL a striking or impressive sight …1858
 
STRING – NOUNS
– a string, cord, thong LASH c1440 obs.
– a string with which anything is fastened; anything used for tying a latchet; a tying TIAL Bk1905 Sc.
– binding materials, such as string BANDING-STUFF Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– string HIGHLAND FLING 20C Aust. rhyming sl.
– string; cord BANDING 1854 Eng. dial.
– string, twine, cord; a string for leading or tying, or other purposes BAND 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
STRINGY – VERBS
– to become stringy KECKSY Bk1901 Eng. dial.
 
STRIP, STRIPPED – ADJECTIVES
– UNRIGGED stripped …L18 sl.
 
STRIP etc. – NOUNS
– LEACH a slice, as of meat, etc.; a strip …c1420 obs.
– RAND a strip or long slice …c1394 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RIB a strip of anything …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCREED a shred, a fragment, a crumb; a long thin strip of material, paper, land, etc.; a narrow plantation or belt of wood …1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIBE a narrow strip of any material; a long and narrow strip of arable land …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 
STRIP etc. – VERBS
– CAP ONE’S SKIN to strip naked …Bk1891 thieves’ sl.
– CAST ONE’S SKIN to strip naked …Bk1891 thieves’ sl.
– CONNUDATE to strip naked; to make bare …1623 obs.
– DEBARE to strip down, to make quite bare …1567 obs.
– NAKE to make naked, to bare, to lay bare, to strip …c1320 obs. exc. Sc.
– NAKEN to strip naked; to divest of clothing; to lay bare …a1240 obs.
– NUDATE to make bare or naked, to strip, to unclothe …1688 obs. rare
– PEEL to strip …1820 sl.
– RIG A BLOSS to strip a wench …Bk1903 sl.
– SHUCK to strip oneself; to undress …1843 Amer. dial.
– SKIN to remove one’s clothing; to strip …1851 Brit. & US colloq.
– TIRD to strip, to denude; to scatter …1892 Sc.
– TIRL to roll or turn back, to pull or strip off (a garment or the clothes from a person, his back, etc.; the bedclothes from a bed; the thatch or roof from a house, etc.) …a1500 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TIRL to uncover by rolling back the covering; to strip a person naked; to unroof a building …1721 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TIRR to strip a person naked; to uncover; to unroof a house, etc. …1553 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TIRR to take off one’s clothes; to undress, to strip …1787 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TIRVE to roll or pull back, or pluck off (the covering, clothes, skin, etc. from a person or animal); to strip off (clothes, armour; the thatch, slates, or roof of a house, etc.) …c1300 obs.
– TIRVE to strip a person of his clothes, etc., an animal of its skin, a house of its roof; to strip naked or bare …c1386 obs.
– UNCASE to strip a person; to undress …1570-6
– UNGEAR to undress, to unwrap; to strip off the clothes; to make naked …1788 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNHEAL to strip, to uncover, to unroof …1891 Eng. dial.
– UNRAG to strip off the clothes; to undress …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNRIG to strip someone of their clothes …L18 sl.
 
STRIPE, STRIPED – ADJECTIVES
– BARRED striped, streaked …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– GAIRED  streaked, variegated, striped …1810 Sc.
– GAIRIE;  GAIRY variegated, having streaks or stripes of different colours …1808 Sc.
– LISTED striped, banded …1899 Amer. dial.
– PALLID striped; made of cloth of different colours …1837 Eng. dial. obs.
– RATCHED striped; spotted …1790 Eng. dial.
– RING-STREAKED AND STRIKED irregularly striped …1909 Amer. dial.
– RING-STREAKED AND STRIPED irregularly striped …1885 Amer. dial.
– WALED striped …c1050 obs.
 
STRIPE etc. – NOUNS
– EEL a stripe, esp. a stripe along the back of a horse …1908 Sc.
– GAIR anything resembling a stripe or streak …1825 Sc. obs.
– LIST a stripe, esp. one around the body of an animal …1805 Amer. dial.
– PALE a vertical stripe on cloth, etc. …c1384 obs.
– THRAPE a mark, a stripe …1901 Eng. dial.
– VEIN a slender stripe of a different colour or material on a garment …1539 Sc. obs.
– WALE a stripe of colour …1891
 
STRIPE etc. – VERBS
– BELACE to streak, to stripe …1648 obs.
– PALE to stripe, to mark or adorn with vertical stripes; usually in pa. pple. …1395 obs.
– RATCH to mark with lines or stripes …1841 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOTCH to mark with stripes …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– VEIN to ornament a garment, etc. with narrow stripes of some suitable material …1502 obs.
 
STRIPPING – NOUNS
– a sex club where the dancer strips down to her bikini BIKINI BAR 1988 US sl.
– in a strip or sex show, movements made on the floor simulating sexual intercourse, offering strategic and gripping views as the dancer moves her legs FLOOR WORK 1965 US sl.
 
STRIPTEASE – ADJECTIVES
– CACKY in the language of striptease: overtly if not excessively sexual …1981 US sl.
– HOT of a striptease dance: very sexual …1977 US sl.
 
STRIPTEASE – NOUNS
– COOCH any sexually suggestive or imitative dance, esp. a striptease dance …1920s Amer. sl. 
– GIRLESK a show featuring striptease women …1930s US sl.
– GIRLESQUE a show featuring striptease women …1930s US sl.
– MEAT SHOW a striptease act or other performance featuring naked or near-naked women …1943 US sl.
– NAUTCH a brothel; a striptease; a sex show of any kind …1872 US sl.
– PASTY a small covering for the nipple in striptease artistry …M20 US colloq.
– TABLE DANCE in a strip-club: a semi-private sexual performance near or on a customer’s table …1992 US sl.
– TIT SHOW a burlesque or striptease show …1960s sl.
– TRAILER in a striptease performance: the preliminary march across the stage that precedes the removal of any piece of clothing …1981 US sl.
– VARICOSE ALLEY the platform that extends from a stage used by strippers out into the audience …1945 US sl.
 
STRIPTEASE – NOUNS, PERSON
– FAN DANCER a sexual dancer or striptease performer who employs a large fan in her dance …1936 US sl.
– GIRLESKER a striptease artist …1942 US sl.
– HERRING (AND KIPPER) a stripper …Bk2004 Brit. rhyming sl.
– JACK THE RIPPER a striptease artist …2003 UK rhyming sl. for ‘stripper’ 
– RAINCOAT CHARLIE a striptease audience member who masturbates beneath the safety of his raincoat …1981 US sl.
– TALKING WOMAN a female performer who banters with the audience as she strips off her clothes …1950 US sl.
– TEASER a striptease artist …1929
 
STRIPTEASE – VERBS
– PEEL to perform a striptease …1948 US sl.
 
STRIVE, STRIVING – ADJECTIVES
– ETTLING ambitious, pushing, striving …1822 Sc.
 
STRIVE etc. – ADVERBS
– ABOUTWARD orig, striving, trying, contriving, tending towards; later being about to, going …c1400 obs.
 
STRIVE etc. – NOUNS
– AFFECTATION a striving after, aiming at; a desire to obtain, earnest pursuit …1549 obs.
– OBLUCTATION striving or struggling against something; resistance, opposition …1615 obs.
 
STRIVE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– CAMPIE;  CAMPY one who strives, contends, or works vigorously …1923 Sc.
– ETTLER one who makes great efforts or strives after anything …1823 Sc.
– KEMPER one who strives or contends; a fighter; a keen and vigorous worker, esp. one who strives to outdo his fellows …1721 Sc.
 
STRIVE etc. – VERBS
– BANDY to contend, to strive, to fight …1588
– BARGAIN to contend, to strive, to struggle, to fight …1375 Sc. obs.
– BATE to contend, to quarrel, to fight, to strive with blows or arguments …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BREAK ONE’S ASS to exert oneself to the limit of endurance; to toil, to labour, to strive furiously …1941 Amer. sl.
– BUST ONE’S ASS to exert oneself to the limit of endurance; to toil, to labour, to strive furiously …1941 Amer. sl.
– CAMP to strive with others in doing anything, e.g. drinking …1587 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DEBATE to fight, to contend, to strive, to quarrel, to wrangle …c1340 obs.
– ETTLE to attempt, to endeavour; to strive after, to struggle hard to obtain …1725 Sc.
– GAINSTRIVE to strive or struggle against; to oppose; to withstand …1549-62 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HACK AFTER to aim at, to strive for …1393 obs.
– HEAVE to put forth effort; to endeavour, to labour, to strive …c1374 obs.
– HEAVE AT to aim at, to strive after …1535 obs.
– KEMP to strive, to struggle, to contend …1816 Sc.
– RANGE to strive or reach after; to stretch over …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– REAM to strive after; to attempt to get anything greedily; to covet …1876 Eng. dial.
– SCRANNY to scramble, to strive, to contend …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TAVE to strive, to toil, to labour …1863 Sc.
– TEW to toil, to labour; to work hard; to pull, to struggle; to contend, to strive …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TILL to strive, to exert oneself, to labour, to work …c897 obs.
 
STROKE – ADJECTIVES
– ICTIC of the nature of a blow or stroke; abrupt and sudden in its action …1847 rare
 
STROKE – NOUNS
– BAFF a blow with something flat or soft; a stroke; a dull, heavy thud …E16 Sc.
– BAT a firm blow as with a staff or club; a stroke…a1400
– BEFF a stroke, a blow, a buffet …1768 Sc.
– BELLAM a stroke …Bk1911 Sc.
– BELT a heavy blow or stroke …1899 colloq.
– BETTLE n. a blow, a stroke …Bk1911 Sc.
– BILF a blunt stroke, a hit …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BLAW a blow, a stroke …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLEFFART a stroke …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLENTER a strong, sharp blow, a flat stroke …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLIBE a stroke; the mark of a blow …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLIFFART a stroke, a buffet …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLIPE;  BLYPE a stroke, a blow …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLYBE a stroke, a blow …Bk1911 Sc.
– BONER a hard blow or stroke, as with the fist or a blunt instrument …1890 sl.
– BOOFF a stroke with the hand that causes a hollow sound; the sound thus produced …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOWFF a stroke causing a hollow sound …Bk1911 Sc.
– CAMMACK a stroke with the hand …Bk1898 Sc.
– CAST the delivery of a blow, a stroke …c1420 obs.
– CLINK a smart stroke or blow …1825 Sc.
– DABACH a stroke, a blow …1825 Sc.
– DANDIEFECHAN a stroke, a resounding blow ..1816 Sc. obs.
– DASH a violent blow, stroke, impact, or collision, such as smashes or might smash …a1375
– DEG a stroke or sharp blow …1823 Sc.  
– DIFF a blow or stroke …1877 Amer. dial.
– DINT a stroke or blow, esp. one given with a weapon …OE obs.
– DIRDUM a heavy blow, a stroke; a fall …1827 Sc.
– DIRL a tremulous stroke; a blow or shake; a vibrating sound …1853 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DUMMOCK a blow or stroke …19C Eng. dial.
– DUNDIEFECKEN a stroke on any part of the body; a slap; a stunning blow …1825 Sc. obs.
– DUSH a violent blow, stroke, or impact; the sound of violent collision …c1400 obs. exc. Sc.
– DUST a stroke, a blow …1611 obs. rare
– FLIP a smart stroke or blow; a fillip …1692
– GANDIEGOW a blow, a stroke, punishment …1866 Sc. obs.
– GIRKE a stroke with a whip or wand; a stripe, a lash …1555 obs.
– HANDSTROKE a stroke or blow with the hand …1523 obs.
– JERK a stroke with a whip or wand; a stripe, a lash …1555 obs.
– KAMMO; KAMOO a stroke with the hand; a stroke on the head with the fist …1825 Sc.
– KAMMOCK a stroke with the hand; a stroke on the head with the fist …1825 Sc.
– KEELICK a blow, a stroke …1808 Sc.
– KEELUP a blow, a stroke …1808 Sc.
– LAB a blow, a stroke …1808 Sc.
– LASH a sudden or violent blow; a dashing or sweeping stroke …c1330 obs.
– LICK a sharp blow or stroke, as with a fist, a weapon, or a tool …1851 Amer. dial.
– LOUNDER a heavy blow, a severe stroke, a beating …1723 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LUSH a stroke, a blow …a1400 obs.
– MINT a stroke, a blow …Bk1903 Sc.  
– MISLICK a poorly delivered or badly aimed stroke or blow; hence a mistake, or error …1859 Amer. dial.
– NAB a smart stroke; a blow on the head …1822 Sc.
– NICK a sharp stroke or blow …1651 Sc. obs.
– PAIK a firm still blow, esp. on the body, a stroke …1508 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– PALMY a stroke on the palm of the hand, given as a punishment …1785 Sc.
– PALT a blow, a stroke …1625 obs.
– PAMMIE a stroke on the palm of the hand, given as a punishment …1785 Sc.
– PAWMIE a stroke on the palm of the hand, given as a punishment …1785 Sc.
– RACKABIMUS a sudden or unexpected stroke, jolt, or fall; a thud …1808 Sc.
– RACKET a violent, stunning blow; a thump; a stroke …1710 Sc.
– RAMIEGEISTER a sharp stroke or blow; also, an injury …1825 Sc.
– RAMMYJEESTER a sharp stroke or blow …1825 Sc.
– RATTLE a blow, a stroke …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAUGHT a stroke, a blow, a dash …1742 Sc.
– REBINE a great stroke on man or beast …Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.
– REEMISH a loud, rumbling noise, esp. the sound caused by a body falling; a weighty stroke or blow …1742 Sc.
– REMIGESTER a sharp stroke or blow; an injury …1825 Sc.
– REMISH a loud, rumbling noise, esp. the sound caused by a body falling; a weighty stroke or blow …1742 Sc.
– SCALLYART a blow or stroke …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCLATCH a heavy fall, esp. into water or mud; the noise made by such a fall; a stroke with the palm of the hand …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCOUR a blow, stroke, swipe, or box on the ear …1882 Sc. 
– SCRINGE a lash, a stroke; a severe beating …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKIT a slight stroke …1860
– SKITE a sudden vigorous stroke or blow, esp. one given in an oblique direction …1785 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKLATCH a heavy fall, esp. into water or mud; the noise made by such a fall; a stroke with the palm of the hand …Bk1904 Sc.
– TACK the sound of a smart stroke; a tap; a crack …1821 Sc. rare
– TALLIWAP a stroke, a hard blow, a whack, a wallop …a1825 Sc.
– TANTERLICK a severe stroke …Bk1905 Sc.
– TEEPLE a slight touch or stroke …B1900 Sc.
– THREAP a smart stroke; a blow causing a mark …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TICK a light but distinct touch; a light quick stroke; a pat, a tap … c1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TICKET a pat; a slight stroke with the hand, etc.; a smart blow; a beating …1833 Sc.
– TICKLER a sharp stroke with a cane or whip; a smart blow …1836 Eng. dial.
– TIT a light stroke or tap; a slap …1808 Sc.
– VERBERATION the act of beating or striking so as to cause pain or hurt; esp. flogging or scourging; also, a blow or stroke …c1730
– WAFF a slight blow or stroke, esp. one given by something in passing …a1754 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YACK a smart blow or stroke; a heavy thump; a flogging; a stab …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAIK a stroke, a blow …1825 Sc.
– YANK a sudden severe blow, esp. with the hand; a buffet; a stroke with the end of a whip-lash …1790 Sc.
– YANKER a smart blow or stroke, a whack …1825 Sc. obs.
– YARK;  YERK a smart blow or stroke, as of a whip or rod, or of a heaving body falling; a flogging; a lash, also, the sound of such a blow; the crack of a whip; a thud …1509 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YERT a sharp or smart blow or stroke …1509 obs. rare
 
STROKE – VERBS
– DAWL to coax, to fondle, to stroke gently with the hand …1879 Eng. dial.
– TAWL to stroke or smooth down, as a cat’s back …1873 Eng. dial.
– TAWL DOWN to stroke or smooth down, as a cat’s back …1873 Eng. dial.