1. (imp.) Struck.

2. (n.) The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon.

3. (n.) The result of effect of a striking; injury or affliction; soreness.

4. (n.) The striking of the clock to tell the hour.

5. (n.) A gentle, caressing touch or movement upon something; a stroking.

6. (n.) A mark or dash in writing or printing; a line; the touch of a pen or pencil; as, an up stroke; a firm stroke.

7. (v. t.) Hence, by extension, an addition or amendment to a written composition; a touch; as, to give some finishing strokes to an essay.

8. (n.) A sudden attack of disease; especially, a fatal attack; a severe disaster; any affliction or calamity, especially a sudden one; as, a stroke of apoplexy; the stroke of death.

9. (n.) A throb or beat, as of the heart.

10. (n.) One of a series of beats or movements against a resisting medium, by means of which movement through or upon it is accomplished; as, the stroke of a bird's wing in flying, or an oar in rowing, of a skater, swimmer, etc.

11. (n.) The rate of succession of stroke; as, a quick stroke.

12. (n.) The oar nearest the stern of a boat, by which the other oars are guided; -- called also stroke oar.

13. (n.) The rower who pulls the stroke oar; the strokes man.

14. (n.) A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort; as, a stroke of genius; a stroke of business; a master stroke of policy.

15. (n.) The movement, in either direction, of the piston plunger, piston rod, crosshead, etc., as of a steam engine or a pump, in which these parts have a reciprocating motion; as, the forward stroke of a piston; also, the entire distance passed through, as by a piston, in such a movement; as, the piston is at half stroke.

16. (v. t.) Power; influence.

17. (v. t.) Appetite.

18. (v. t.) To strike.

19. (v. t.) To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe.

20. (v. t.) To make smooth by rubbing.

21. (v. t.) To give a finely fluted surface to.

22. (v. t.) To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat.

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