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A Christmas Carol
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  • He had a momentary idea of knocking Scrooge down with it, holding him, and calling to the people in the court for help and a strait-waistcoat.

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as in: Strait of Hormuz Define
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
as in: put her in a tough strait Define
a bad or difficult situation
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