Usage English (Modern, Rare)
Other Forms FormsStriker, Strijker, Strycker, Strykere
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Contributor Contrib.emmiix3 on 3/3/2009
Of uncertain origin. Possibly a transferred use of the surname STRYKER. Alternately, from the Norwegian words stryker meaning "stretcher" or from stryke (“use a bow”) + -er or from stryker, indefinite plural strykere, meaning a string player (musician who plays a string instrument).