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 for Tightest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tight \Tight\, a. [Compar. Tighter (t[imac]t"[~e]r); superl.
     Tightest.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin;
     cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t[aum]t: akin to
     D. & G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive,
     or to thick. Cf. Taut.]
     1. Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as,
        tight cloth; a tight knot.
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     2. Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other
        fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight
        room; -- often used in this sense as the second member of
        a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.
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     3. Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat
        or other garment.
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     4. Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.
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              Clad very plain, but clean and tight. --Evelyn.
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              I'll spin and card, and keep our children tight.
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     5. Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his
        dealings. [Colloq.]
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     6. Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to
        a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.
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     7. Handy; adroit; brisk. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     8. Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy. [Slang]
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     9. (Com.) Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear;
        -- said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy, 7.
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