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Pronunciation : As*trict"
Part of Speech : v. t. [imp. & p. p. Astricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Astricting.]
Etymology : [L. astrictus, p. p. of astringere. See Astringe.]
Definition : 1. To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract. The solid parts were to be relaxed or astricted. Arbuthnot.

2. To bind; to constrain; to restrict; to limit. [R.] The mind is astricted to certain necessary modes or forms of thought. Sir W. Hamilton.

3. (Scots Law)

Defn: To restrict the tenure of; as, to astrict lands. See Astriction, 4. Burrill.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : As*trict"
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Concise; contracted. [Obs.] Weever.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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