Definition for STRIKE


  1. An instrument with a straight edge for leveling a measure of grain, salt and the like, for scraping of what is above the level of the top. – America.
  2. A bushel; four pecks. [Local.] – Tusser.
  3. A measure of four bushels or half a quarter. [Local.] – Encyc.
  4. The act of combining and demanding higher wages for work. [Modern English.]
  5. In geology, the direction in which the edge of a stratum appears at the surface. Strike of flax, a handful that may be hackled at once. [Local.]

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