Astricted
Astrict As*trict", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astricted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astricting}.] [L. astrictus, p. p. of astringere. See {Astringe}.] 1. To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract. [1913 Webster]

The solid parts were to be relaxed or astricted. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To bind; to constrain; to restrict; to limit. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The mind is astricted to certain necessary modes or forms of thought. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

3. (Scots Law) To restrict the tenure of; as, to astrict lands. See {Astriction}, 4. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]


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  • astricted — adjective restricted or confined; especially, in old Scottish law, describing land on which corn must be sent to a particular mill, paying multure or thirlage on it …   Wiktionary

  • astricted — v. restrict; tie, bind …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Astrict — As*trict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astricted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astricting}.] [L. astrictus, p. p. of astringere. See {Astringe}.] 1. To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract. [1913 Webster] The solid parts were to be relaxed or astricted.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astricting — Astrict As*trict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astricted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astricting}.] [L. astrictus, p. p. of astringere. See {Astringe}.] 1. To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract. [1913 Webster] The solid parts were to be relaxed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astriction — As*tric tion, n. [L. astrictio.] 1. The act of binding; restriction; also, obligation. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) (a) A contraction of parts by applications; the action of an astringent substance on the animal economy. Dunglison. (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucken — Suck en, n. [See {Socome}, {Soc}.] (Scots Law) The jurisdiction of a mill, or that extent of ground astricted to it, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain thither to be ground. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Church Patronage (Scotland) Act 1711 — The Church Patronage (Scotland) Act 1711 or Patronage Act is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (10 Ann. C A P. XII). The long title of the act is An Act to restore the Patrons to their ancient Rights of presenting Ministers to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Thirlage — was the term used for the law in regard of the milling of grain for personal or other uses. Vassals in a feudal barony were thirled to their local mill owned by the feudal superior. People so thirled were called suckeners and had no choice but to …   Wikipedia

  • astrict — əˈstrikt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin astrictus, past participle of astringere to bind fast 1. : to bind up : confine, constrict; sometimes : constipate …   Useful english dictionary

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