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Definition of Straight
StraightStraight Straight, a.
A variant of Strait, a. [Obs. or R.]
Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to
say, narrow. --Sir J.
Mandeville. StraightStraight Straight, a. [Compar. Straighter; superl.
Straightest.] [OE. strei?t, properly p. p. of strecchen to
stretch, AS. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to extend.
1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to
another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or
crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece
And the crooked shall be made straight. --Isa. xl.
There are many several sorts of crooked lines, but
there is only one which is straight. --Dryden.
2. (Bot.) Approximately straight; not much curved; as,
straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to
the apex, with a small curve.
3. (Card Playing) Composed of cards which constitute a
regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and
ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.
Straight Straight, adv.
In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith;
immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
``Floating straight.' --Shak.
I know thy generous temper well; Fling but the
appearance of dishonor on it, It straight takes fire,
and mounts into a blaze. --Addison.
Everything was going on straight. --W. Black.
Straight Straight, n. (Poker)
A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a
sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight
Straight Straight, v. t.
To straighten. [R.] --A Smith.
Meaning of Straight from wikipedia
(poker), a type of poker
, or straights
, used to describe individuals
with mainstream points
of view and appearance...
- ace-to-six low rules, or under
as part of a five-high straight
are not ranked, so hands
by suit alone
- cable television network Bravo
in July 2003. Originally
**** Eye for the Straight
Guy, the title
was later shortened
scope. The series...
edge (sometimes abbreviated
as sXe or signified
by **** or X) is a subculture originated
punk whose adherents refrain
- hetero****ual–homo****ual continuum. Someone
who is hetero****ual is commonly referred
to as straight
. The term hetero****ual or hetero****uality is usually applied
On" is a song recorded
by the rock band Heart. It was released
as the first single
from the band's 1978 album
Dog & Butterfly. In the U.S., "Straight...
- The straight
man is a stock character
in a comedy
comedy, or farce. When a comedy partner behaves
- Direct-to-video or straight
to the release
of a film to the public immediately
on home video formats rather
than a theatrical release
is a type of inline internal combustion
with all four cylinders mounted
in a straight
line, or plane...
- Beatrice Whitney Straight
(August 2, 1914 – April
7, 2001) was an American
theatre, film and television actress
and a member
of the prominent Whitney
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