to bind fast; constrain.
to bind morally or legally.
(transitive) (archaic) to bind, confine, or constrict
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to bind fast; constrain. to bind morally or legally. Historical Examples astriction, as-trik′shun, n. a binding or contraction: restriction. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various astriction to the soil was at once the foundation and the symbol of that serfdom. Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber James Aitken Wylie verb […]
a female given name: from Scandinavian, meaning “divine strength.”. Contemporary Examples Astrid was one of a handful of guests at the Duchess of Cambridge’s hen night party last year. Harry’s ex-Girlfriend’s Father Commits Suicide Tom Sykes May 27, 2012 Astrid Grahn-Farley wrote in her school notebook, “me and mommy wait long line for presdint obama.” […]
with a leg on each side of; straddling: She sat astride the horse. on both sides of: Budapest lies astride the river. in a dominant position within: Napoleon stands astride the early 19th century like a giant. in a posture of or straddling; with legs apart or on either side of something. Contemporary Examples Still […]
to compress; bind together; constrict.