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Meaning of STROP

Pronunciation:  strâp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a leather strap used to sharpen razors
  2. [v]  sharpen on a strop, as of razors
 

STROP is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: sharpen, sharpener, strap

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Strop\, n. [See {Strap}.]
    A strap; specifically, same as {Strap}, 3.
    
    
  2. \Strop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stropped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Stropping}.]
    To draw over, or rub upon, a strop with a view to sharpen;
    as, to strop a razor.
    
    
  3. \Strop\, n. [Cf. F. estrope, ['e]trope, fr. L. struppus.
    See {Strop} a strap.] (Naut.)
    A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round
    a block for hanging it.
    
    
 

 

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