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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stroke \Stroke\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strokeed; p. pr. & vb. n. Strokeing.] [OE. stroken, straken, AS. str[=a]cian, fr. str[imac]can to go over, pass. See Strike, v. t., and cf. Straggle.] 1. To strike. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Ye mote with the plat sword again Stroken him in the wound, and it will close. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To rib gently in one direction; especially, to pass the hand gently over by way of expressing kindness or tenderness; to caress; to soothe. [1913 Webster] He dried the falling drops, and, yet more kind, He stroked her cheeks. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To make smooth by rubbing. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 4. (Masonry) To give a finely fluted surface to. [1913 Webster] 5. To row the stroke oar of; as, to stroke a boat. [1913 Webster]