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A tackle composed of a rope rove through two single blocks, the standing part being made fast to the strop of one of the blocks.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The strop, or part by which the block is made fast to any particular station, and is usually made either of rope or of iron.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Then I was turned out again, and if I failed again I got still more ‘strop,’ and went to bed without any supper.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
The Apaches had inflicted unmentionable torments upon him and his, and the strop was his dearest possession.
BUNCH GRASSHORACE ANNESLEY VACHELL
You'll mebbe kin hire a horse to ride, an' strop yer baggage on.
THE MAN OF THE DESERTGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
Ah, if I could only give you the strop again as I used to do when you were a child!
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
During the operation the back of the razor should never be taken from the strop.
By observing this, and always turning the blade on its back, instead of on the edge, you will avoid cutting the strop.
You know de Indian people totes they chillens on they back and my mommer have me wrop up in a blanket and strop on her back.
Lay the blade flat on the further end of the strop, as shown in Fig.

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