1) A regional word for a kind of coarse linen, a variant of ‘straiken’ which has been recorded in Scotland and north-east England.

1535 vij lynyn schetys, ij strykyns, Mappleton

1536 ij payre of sheites of strykynges, Killingwoldgraves

1558 to my sister ... two paire of strikings, Beverley

1588 3 peire of harden sheetes one paire of strikinges, South Cave.

dates 1535 1536 1558 1588

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