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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 astrict
 (vt.)綁,束縛,限制,使收縮

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·trict, a. Concise; contracted. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·trict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Astricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Astricting.]
 1. To bind up; to confine; to constrict; to contract.
    The solid parts were to be relaxed or astricted.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. To bind; to constrain; to restrict; to limit. [R.]
    The mind is astricted to certain necessary modes or forms of thought.   --Sir W. Hamilton.
 3. Scots Law To restrict the tenure of; as, to astrict lands. See Astriction, 4.