What does the word striker mean?

Usage examples for striker

  1. The wife of a Russian striker had her husband arrested because he had burned her clothes in order to prevent her returning to the mill. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  2. " We sometimes play a mild game of draw here, sir," said downright Brayton, " which accounts for the appearance of things; but my striker can clean it up in ten minutes, and you are most welcome." – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King