As*tric"tion (#), n. [L. astrictio.]
The act of binding; restriction; also, obligation.
2. Med. (a)
A contraction of parts by applications; the action of an astringent substance on the animal economy. Dunglison
An obligation to have the grain growing on certain lands ground at a certain mill, the owner paying a toll.
⇒ The lands were said to be astricted to the mill.
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