a straightedge used for sweeping off heaped-up grain to the level of the rim of a measure.
Metallurgy. a template rotated to generate a mold surface symmetrical about one axis.
an implement for sharpening scythes, composed typically of a piece of wood smeared with grease and sand.
verb (used with object), strickled, strickling.
to sweep off or remove with a strickle.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English strikyll;
perhaps continuing Old English stricel
teat (perhaps also “leveling stick”); see strike