Con*stringe" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Constringed (?); & vb.n. Constringing.] [L. constringere. See onstrain.]

To dawn together; to contract; to force to contract itself; to constrict; to cause to shrink.


Strong liquors . . . intoxicate, constringe, harden the fibers, and coagulate the fluids. Arbuthnot.


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