verb (used with object) Also strait-jack·et.
Examples from the Web for strait-jacket
It would, perhaps, be advisable to put him in a strait-jacket!The Honor of the Name|Emile Gaboriau
And are you not forgetting that friendly hands may help to remove the strait-jacket?Other Things Being Equal|Emma Wolf
Why in the world it should make you behave as if you needed a strait-jacket I can't see.Mary-'Gusta|Joseph C. Lincoln
Locke struggled with superhuman effort to release himself from the strait-jacket in which he was held prisoner.The Master Mystery|Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
Come over here, I say, or well put the strait-jacket on you!The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young