strait-laced

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strait-laced (comparative more strait-laced, superlative most strait-laced)

  1. Alternative spelling of straight-laced.
  2. Bound with stays.
    • Locke
      Let nature have scope to fashion the body as she thinks best; we have few well-shaped that are strait-laced.
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