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- adj. Narrow; strait; contracted; not spacious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Narrow; strait.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Narrow; strait.
If, as Tycho proves, the moon be distant from us fifty and sixty semi-diameters of the earth: and as Peter Nonius will have it, the air be so angust, what proportion is there betwixt the other three elements and it?
Nevertheless, if the res angust domi get straiter than usual, we are always liable to send our families across the water to spend a season in the practice of economy in some land where it costs less to live.