Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRAIGHTS

I think we will meet the Marietta in the Straights of Magellan.

Noo, Beenie Walkinshaw, said she, I maun put you to the straights o a question.

The cross of two straights is the pole of the join of their poles.

And I tell you he can see as straights ever, even if he is blind.

It is an Empire in these straights that turns to America, through Ireland, to save it.

"And there's straights that is on the crook," interposed Jim.

They abound most along coasts, in straights and bays, and are seldom caught in water more than forty or fifty fathoms in depth.

During the remodeling, the Straights lived in the spring house, which they called “The Cottage.”

During the years the Straights lived at the farm, farming operations consisted of the raising of Hereford cattle.

Its date of construction is not certain, but it is known to have been present when the Straights acquired the farm in 1942.