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strait-lace

[streyt-leys] /ˈstreɪtˌleɪs/
verb (used with object), strait-laced, strait-lacing.
1.
to bind, confine, or restrain with or as if with laces.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; back formation from strait-laced
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