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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
strop or strap
noun: A flexible material such as a strip of leather for sharpening a razor.
verb tr.: To sharpen on a strop.
Probably from Latin stroppus (strap). Earliest documented use: 1050.
"We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke straps our vice."
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:human wandering through the zoo / what do your cousins think of you. -Don Marquis, humorist and poet (1878-1937)