1) Maybe wood used in the making of a centre, possibly a regional spelling of 'stretcher', that is a time-beam.

I have noted only one use of this word, in a carpenter’s accounts for bridge timbers: 1699 For long Streakers & cross Binders 174 ft at 12d per ft, Tadcaster.

places Tadcaster
dates 1699

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