Definition of Straiting

1. strait [v] - See also: strait



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straiting

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

Literary usage of Straiting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1892)
"... estate will conveniently bear without hurting the estate or straiting the comfortable and honourable maintenance & education of my said wife & children. ..."

2. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1892)
"... estate will conveniently bear without hurting the estate or straiting the comfortable and honourable maintenance & education of my said wife & children. ..."

3. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... and the great slander " which could not fail to fall out upon their further " straiting for any such occasion: which we assure " us your zeal to ..."

4. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... and the great slander " which could not fail to fall out upon their further" " straiting for any such occasion: which we assure " us your zeal to ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith (1869)
"... even in their private waters, doing any of the things there specified, viz., making, levying, enhancing, straiting or enlarging weirs, fish garths, ..."

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