strap

Part of speech: verb

To fasten with a strap.

Part of speech: noun

A long, narrow, and flexible strip of leather, or the like, for binding about objects; a strop for a razor.

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Usage examples "strap":

  1. The following is the substance of the proposal, which is set forth under eight distinct heads: 1st, Each soldier to have a dog, which he is to lead on the march by a strap three feet long. - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada", Francis Parkman.
  2. Shall we strap down and hang onto our teeth? - "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.
  3. And why do they strap their babies to boards? - "Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's", Laura Lee Hope.