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Noun: strait  streyt
  1. A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
    - sound
     
  2. A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
    - pass, straits
Adjective: strait  streyt
Usage: archaic
  1. Narrow
    "strait is the gate"

Sounds like: st

Derived forms: straits

See also: narrow

Type of: channel, situation

Encyclopedia: Strait