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Struck v Stricken, Part II

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The conclusion thus far:

If it is some sort of disease or malady, we use "stricken", but otherwise we use "struck" for the past participle of "to strike".

Compare:

"She has been stricken by cancer."

"She has been struck by cancer."

I note that the "struck by cancer" sounds ok.

However, here's an example of stricken that doesn't seem to follow that rule.

In court:

"I move to have that stricken from the record."

Is this a leftover from a time when stricken was properly the past participle of "to strike"?
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