Definition of Straighting
1. straight [v] - See also: straight
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Literary usage of Straighting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Report of the Agricultural State, and Political Circumstances, of by Sir John Sinclair (1814)
"V. OF straighting AND FENCING BOUNDARIES. THERE are three statutes of the Scottish Parliament in force, for straighting and fencing the ..."
2. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1873)
"... founding upon the Statutes which are referred to in the application, to present this petition to the Sheriff of Caithness for straighting of marches. ..."
3. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir ...by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"straighting of marches, ib. How march-fences are adjusted betwixt conterminous ... Jurisdiction of the sheriff and judge-ordinary as to the straighting of ..."
4. A Treatise on the Election Laws in Scotland: To which is Added an Historical by Arthur Connell (1827)
"Trifling dismemberments, however, for the purpose of straighting marches, have not been held to be fatal to the valuation of lands by old extent. ..."