Stropped
Strop Strop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stropped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stropping}.] To draw over, or rub upon, a strop with a view to sharpen; as, to strop a razor. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Strop — Strop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stropped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stropping}.] To draw over, or rub upon, a strop with a view to sharpen; as, to strop a razor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • strop — stropper, n. /strop/, n., v., stropped, stropping. n. 1. any of several devices for sharpening razors, esp. a strip of leather or other flexible material. 2. Also, strap. Naut., Mach. a. a rope or a band of metal surrounding and supporting a… …   Universalium

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