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  • adj. binding; astringent
  • n. An astringent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Binding; astringent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Binding; obligatory. Tending to contract or draw together; astringent; styptic.
  • Formerly also adstrictive.

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