EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRAKE
In the language of scripture, "we strake sail, and so were driven."
Yes, Strake,” said Roylance, “promotion for every one but the poor midshipman.
Would a bucket of sea-water revive him to make him tell us, Strake?
“Well done, Strake,” cried Syd, making a snatch at the line.
Surely the sun has not power enough to light the charge, Strake.
Syd went off and communicated the result of his conversation to Roylance and Strake.
Yes, Strake, and each man has a glass, and those very instructions.
Strake gave his quid a turn, rubbed his ear, and walked back.
“Says as Mr Roylance is to take command, sir,” shouted Strake.
I say, Strake,” cried Syd, “why should not some of the men fish?