Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To censure, criticize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To touch; to graze; to glance on.
  • transitive v. To criticise; to touch upon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To wring or tie hard; pass strictures upon in speaking or writing; criticize.

Etymologies

From Latin perstringere, from per- + stringere ("to tie, bind"). (Wiktionary)

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