Origin of strickMiddle English strik, probably from Middle Dutch or LowG: Middle Dutch stric (or Middle Low German strik), rope
The definition of a strick is a bundle of fiber that is ready to be converted into a sliver.
An example of strick is a bundle of flax or hemp.
any of the bast fibers, as of flax or hemp, made ready to be drawn into sliver form
- The essential parts of one type of bale opener are three specially shaped rollers, the peri pheries of which contain a number of 1 Also in the forms "streek," "strick" or "strike," as in Chaucer, Cant.