Results for strait

Definitions of strait:

part of speech: noun

Straitness.

part of speech: noun

A narrow passage of water between two seas or oceans; distress; difficulty- often in the plu.

part of speech: adjective

Difficult: distressful: ( obs. strict, rigorous: narrow, so in B.).

part of speech: noun

A narrow pass in a mountain, or in the ocean between two portions of land: difficulty: distress.

part of speech: noun

A narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water; perplexity; difficulty; as, to be in a financial strait: often plural.

part of speech: adjective

Narrow; confined; not broad; close; difficult; rigorous; avaricious.

part of speech: adjective

Narrow; not broad; as, the strait gate; restricted; hampered.

part of speech: adverb

Straitly.

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