Constrainer \Con*strain"er\, n. One who constrains. [1913 Webster]

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  • constrainer — See constrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • constrainer — n. compeller; coercer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constrainer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • constrain — constrainable, adj. constrainer, n. constrainingly, adv. /keuhn strayn /, v.t. 1. to force, compel, or oblige: He was constrained to admit the offense. 2. to confine forcibly, as by bonds. 3. to repress or restrain: Cold weather constrained the… …   Universalium

  • Bauglir —     The Constrainer ; a title given to Melkor after his return to Angband at the beginning of the First Age …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Morgoth Bauglir —  / Morgoth / Black King     The Black Enemy , name of Melkor, first given to him by Fëanor after the rape of the Silmarils. Also called the Black King; the Dark Lord; the Enemy, Bauglir; and by the Drúedain the Great Dark One.        The First… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • constrain — /kənˈstreɪn / (say kuhn strayn) verb (t) 1. to force, compel, or oblige; bring about by compulsion: to constrain obedience. 2. to confine forcibly, as by bonds. 3. to repress or restrain. {Middle English constreign(en), from Old French… …  

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