from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old spelling of straight.
  • noun Old spellings of strait, straiten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • obsolete See 2nd strait.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete spelling of strait.
  • adjective Obsolete spelling of straight.


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  • I'll come straight out with it - so you can correct me. This isn't strait as in the strait and narrow, is it?

    I'm in dire straits - please let me know.

    December 18, 2007