Definition Stroke

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Definition

to stroke (an animal): to caress (an animal)
verb
Bobby, stop stroking the cat, you are getting fur all over your school jumper. You can caress it later.

a stroke: a sudden change in the blood supply to a part of the brain
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I spend my evenings stroking a little grey cat.
US: There will be no presents this year because Santa Claus has had a stroke.

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