Strick"en (?), p. p. & a. from Strike.

1.

Struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer.

[See Strike, n.]

2.

Worn out; far gone; advanced. See Strike, v. t., 21.

Abraham was old and well stricken in age. Gen. xxiv. 1.

3.

Whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the striking of a clock.

[Scot.]

He persevered for a stricken hour in such a torrent of unnecessary tattle. Sir W. Scott.

Speeches are spoken by the stricken hour, day after day, week, perhaps, after week. Bayne.

 

© Webster 1913.

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