STRIPE, noun [See Strip. It is probable that this word is taken from stripping.]
1. A line or long narrow division of any thing, of a different color from the ground as a stripe of red on a green ground; hence, any linear variation of color.
2. A strip or long narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as a long stripe sewed upon a garment.
3. The weal or long narrow mark discolored by a lash or rod.
4. A stroke made with a lash, whip, rod, strap or scourge.
Forty stripes may he give him, and not exceed. Deuteronomy 25:3.
[A blow with a club is not a stripe ]
5. Affliction; punishment; sufferings.
By his stripes are we healed. Isaiah 53:5.
STRIPE, verb transitive
1. To make stripes; to form with lines of different colors; to variegate with stripes.
2. To stripe; to lash. [Little Used.]