Strok"ing (?), n.

1.

The act of rubbing gently with the hand, or of smoothing; a stroke.

I doubt not with one gentle stroking to wipe away ten thousand tears. Milton.

2. Needlework

The act of laying small gathers in cloth in regular order.

3. pl.

See Stripping, 2.

Smollett.

 

© Webster 1913.

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