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Meaning of PROCRUSTEAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*crus"te*an\, a.
Of or pertaining to Procrustes, or the mode of torture
practiced by him; producing conformity by violent means; as,
the Procrustean treatment; a Procrustean limit. See
{Procrustes}.

 

 

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