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Strop  n.  (Naut.) A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.

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"Strop" Quotes from Famous Books

... more deeply than ever, and the refrain then was that bread and porter were so dear that the poor people must starve to feed fat lords, stag-hounds, and priests, and that there was only one remedy. At these words he was wont to whet his razor, and as he drew it murderously up and down the strop, he murmured grimly to himself, "Lords, ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VI. • Editor-in-Chief: Kuno Francke

Words linked to "Strop" :   sharpen, sharpener, strap

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