STREAK, noun [G., a stroke or stripe. Latin ]
1. A line or long mark, of a different color from the ground; a stripe.
What mean those colord streaks in heaven?
2. In a ship, a uniform range of planks on the side or bottom; sometimes pronounced strake.
STREAK, verb transitive
1. To form streaks or stripes in; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color or of different colors.
A mule admirably streaked and dappled with white and black--
Now streakd and glowing with the morning red.
2. To stretch. [Not elegant.
STREAK, verb intransitive To run swiftly. [Vulgar in New England.]