stike

In England, 13 - 14th centuries, a quantity of 25 eels. Ten stikes made a bind of eels. Sometimes spelled strike.

sources

1

Please see Tractatus de Ponderibus et Mensuris (middle of 13th century).

2

Idem reddunt compotum de cclx.xiij gallinis, xxvij estikis anguillarum, iiij porcellis, liberatis ad expensas domini Regis et Episcopi.

For the same account 273 chickens, 27 stikes of eels, 4 suckling pigs, free of charge for the expenses of the lord king and bishop.

Hubert Hall.
The Pipe Roll of the Bishop of Winchester for the Fourth Year of the Pontificate of Peter des Roches, 1208-1209.
London: Published by P. S. King and Son for the London School of Economics and Political Science, 1903.
Page 23.

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