streel n EDD ~ sb 'untidy, dirty person' Ir; JOYCE 336-7; DINNEEN
sraoille: straoille. See STREEL v. A dirty, slovenly person, esp a woman; RAG-MOLL (1925
Dial Notes v, 344).
1937 DEVINE 50 ~ A term of contempt for
a lazy or slovenly woman. P 148-68 Spoken by a man: I didn't want to look like a streel.
1968 DILLON 156 She's an awful streel around the house. C 71-92 Like all dirty St John's
streels / He dressed his head before his heels.