Strene Strene, n. [OE. stren, streen, streon, AS. gestri['e]nan, gestr?nan, gestre['o]nan, to beget, to obtain, gestre['o]n gain, wealth; akin to OHG. striunan to gain. Cf. {Strian} race, family.] Race; offspring; stock; breed; strain. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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