astrict

transitive verb
as·​trict | \əˈstrikt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of astrict 

1 : to bind up : confine, constrict sometimes : constipate

2 : to bind by a moral or legal obligation : constrain, restrict, limit trade unions were illegal and peasants were astricted to the soil

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History and Etymology for astrict

Latin astrictus, past participle of astringere to bind fast

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