(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
- tillslag [ tennis ]
a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
A mark made by a writing implement
touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions
- "He stroked his long beard"
strike a ball with a smooth blow
be or act as the stroke
treat gingerly or carefully
- "You have to stroke the boss"