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Origin of strait
ANTONYMS FOR strait
OTHER WORDS FROM straitstrait·ly, adverbstrait·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH straitstraight strait
Words nearby strait
Example sentences from the Web for straitly
Mrs. Chapel was dismissed and straitly charged never to return.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
Flying from his castle, then straitly besieged, the fugitive king saw it in flames, and soon after expired with grief.
If the walls of the narrow tunnel pressed him too straitly, he could expand them by a few seconds of digging.The Haunters of the Silences|Charles G. D. Roberts
John the Archdeacon, we are told, repented on his death-bed, and straitly charged his brother Reginald to restore the lands.History of the Cathedral Church of Wells|Edward A. Freeman
It fenced in a green field in heraldry as straitly as a green field in peasant proprietorship.What's Wrong With The World|G.K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for straitly
- a narrow channel of the sea linking two larger areas of sea
- (capital as part of a name)the Strait of Gibraltar