So you put us in a strait-jacket,” I said, laughing, “because you have to put your whole nation in a strait-jacket.
In a strait-jacket, he swung to the mad rockings of the gales.
It would, perhaps, be advisable to put him in a strait-jacket!
For them, in all countries, something of a strait-jacket is needed surely.
Dr. Harlowe threatened to put me in a strait-jacket and send me to a lunatic asylum, if I did not behave better in future.
The tree is as much one tree as if it grew in a strait-jacket.
A strait-jacket, indeed, is not a camisole, just as electrocution is not hanging.
That went on for a week; every night in the strait-jacket, every morning the pump.
The poor man looked as miserable as if put in a strait-jacket, but tried to literally obey instructions.
Every night he is placed in a strait-jacket, and gagged to stifle his groans.
straitjacket strait·jack·et or straight·jack·et (strāt'jāk'ĭt)
A long-sleeved jacketlike garment used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person.