from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The way of proper conduct and moral integrity. Often used with the: kept strictly to the straight and narrow.
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- n. A path of honesty; procedure according to rules and plans.
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- n. the way of proper and honest behavior
Dream not to go to heaven by any nearer or easier way than Christ hath trained unto us in his word: the way to heaven is not easy or common, but straight and narrow (Matt.vii. 14;) yea, so narrow, that Christ protesteth that a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven (Matt.xix. 23), and that those that enter are but a few (Matt.vii. 14; xxii. 14), and that those few cannot get in but by striving
He had a sharp-featured face with high cheekbones, a straight and narrow nose, a cruel-looking mouth, gracefully arched eyebrows, and a piercing, pale gray right eye.