strait-handed

Strait-handed

Strait"-hand`ed\, a. Parsimonious; sparing; niggardly. [R.] -- Strait"-hand`ed*ness, n. [R.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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