Definitions for: Constringe

[v] become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"

Webster (1913) Definition: Con*stringe", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Constringed; p.
pr. & vb. n. Constringing.] [L. constringere. See
To dawn together; to contract; to force to contract itself;
to constrict; to cause to shrink. [R.]

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

Synonyms: constrict, narrow

See Also: astringe, strangulate, tighten

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