Origin: ME, a band, thong, noose < OE, akin to MHG strupfe < early WGmc loanword < L struppus < Gr strophos, a twisted band: for IE base see strophe
See strop in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English strope, band of leather
Origin: , probably from Old English, thong for an oar
Origin: , from Latin stroppus, twisted cord
Origin: , from Greek strophos
Origin: , from strephein, to turn; see streb(h)- in Indo-European roots.
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