Definition of Straitest

1. Adjective. (superlative of strait POS=adjective) ¹



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Definition of Straitest

1. strait [adj] - See also: strait

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straitest

strainometers
strains
straint
straintronics
straints
strait
strait-laced
strait and narrow
straited
straiten
straitened
straitened times
straitening
straitens
straiter
straitest (current term)
straiting
straitjacket
straitjacketed
straitjacketing
straitjackets
straitlaced
straitlacedly
straitlacedness
straitly
straitness
straitnesses
straits
straitwaistcoat
straitwaistcoated

Literary usage of Straitest

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1. Memoir of Hon. Daniel Appleton White: Prepared Agreeably to a Resolution of by James Walker (1863)
"He was educated among Calvinists of the straitest sect, who were not likely to hold human affections in high regard; neither did he gain much, ..."

2. A commentary on the Acts of the Apostles by William Denton (1876)
"1. straitest sect of our religion J / have lived a Pharisee. There are three particulars to which Paul here appeals. These are :— (1) The length of time ..."

3. The Acts of the Apostles by Joseph Rawson Lumby (1891)
"testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee. ... the most straitest] There is nothing in the Greek to warrant the double ..."

4. ... Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons by Adolphus Frederick Schauffler (1884)
"Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after ' the most straitest sect of our religion, I lived a Pharisee. 6. ..."

5. A Tractate on Language: With Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern by Gordon Willoughby James Gyll (1860)
"But to revert to a phrase, " Most straitest of my sect," for very straitest; here most straitest is not superlative. So in this passage. ..."

6. A Tractate on Language: With Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern by Gordon Willoughby James Gyll (1860)
"But to revert to a phrase, " Most straitest of my sect," for very straitest; here most straitest is not superlative. So in this passage, Of all the Emperors ..."

7. The Teachers' Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles by Francis Nathan Peloubet (1901)
"The most straitest sect, was that division of the Jews who were the most strict and punctilious, even to " mint, anise, and cummin. ..."

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