v. t.1.See Straiten.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
This was a cruel aggravation of actually streightened means.
Pitt's Bills (1795) certainly seems to owe something to Addison's view that "Conversation is never so much streightened and confined as in numerous Assemblies....