Definition of constringo
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Orthography ID = 1002892
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LEM
cōnstringō, cōnstringere, cōnstrinxī, cōnstrictus
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to bind, fetter, shackle, chain
  2. [figuratively] to bind, fetter, restrain
  3. of discourse, to condense, compress
Abbreviations
cōn-stringō strinxī, strictus, ere, to bind, fetter, shackle, chain: hunc pro moecho, T.: (alqm) quadrupedem, i. e. hands and feet, T.: trahere constrictos curru, H.: Tu non constringendus (as insane)?: corpora vinculis: illum laqueis: constrictus cammarus ovo, i. e. sauced, Iu.

—Fig., to bind, fetter, restrain: beluam legum catenis: coniurationem horum conscientiā: fidem religione: orbem terrarum legibus.

—Of discourse, to condense, compress: (sententia) aptis constricta verbis.
 
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