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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a light touch with the hands;
[syn: stroke, stroking]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stroking \Strok"ing\, n. 1. The act of rubbing gently with the hand, or of smoothing; a stroke. [1913 Webster] I doubt not with one gentle stroking to wipe away ten thousand tears. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Needlework) The act of laying small gathers in cloth in regular order. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. See Stripping, 2. --Smollett. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stroking n 1: a light touch with the hands [syn: stroke, stroking]