Astrict

Definition of Astrict

As`trict´
v. t.1.To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract.
[imp. & p. p. Astricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Astricting.]
The solid parts were to be relaxed or astricted.
- Arbuthnot.
2.To bind; to constrain; to restrict; to limit.
The mind is astricted to certain necessary modes or forms of thought.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
3.(Scots Law) To restrict the tenure of; as, to astrict lands. See Astriction, 4.
a.1.Concise; contracted.
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