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stab

stab
(n.) The thrust of a pointed weapon.
(n.) A wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab an assassin.
(n.) Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character.
(v. i.) To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon.
(v. i.) To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon.
(v. t.) To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person.
(v. t.) Fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation.

stag

stag
(n.) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti.
(n.) The male of certain other species of large deer.
(n.) A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl.
(n.) A castrated bull; -- called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox.
(n.) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.
(n.) One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock.
(n.) The European wren.
(v. i.) To act as a "stag", or irregular dealer in stocks.
(v. t.) To watch; to dog, or keep track of.

star

star
(n.) One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.
(n.) The polestar; the north star.
(n.) A planet supposed to influence one's destiny; (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.
(n.) That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
(n.) Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.
(n.) A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
(n.) A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc.
(v. i.) To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.
(v. t.) To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.

stat

stat
A shortening for 'statistics'. An individual statistical piece of data.
Medical. At once or immediately. From Latin statim

stay

stay
(n.) A large, strong rope, employed to support a mast, by being extended from the head of one mast down to some other, or to some part of the vessel. Those which lead forward are called fore-and-aft stays; those which lead to the vessel's side are called backstays. See Illust. of Ship.
(n.) That which serves as a prop; a support.
(n.) A corset stiffened with whalebone or other material, worn by women, and rarely by men.
(n.) Continuance in a place; abode for a space of time; sojourn; as, you make a short stay in this city.
(n.) Cessation of motion or progression; stand; stop.
(n.) Hindrance; let; check.
(n.) Restraint of passion; moderation; caution; steadiness; sobriety.
(n.) Strictly, a part in tension to hold the parts together, or stiffen them.
(v. i.) To stop from motion or falling; to prop; to fix firmly; to hold up; to support.
(v. i.) To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to satisfy in part or for the time.
(v. i.) To bear up under; to endure; to support; to resist successfully.
(v. i.) To hold from proceeding; to withhold; to restrain; to stop; to hold.
(v. i.) To hinde/; to delay; to detain; to keep back.
(v. i.) To remain for the purpose of; to wait for.
(v. i.) To cause to cease; to put an end to.
(v. i.) To fasten or secure with stays; as, to stay a flat sheet in a steam boiler.
(v. i.) To tack, as a vessel, so that the other side of the vessel shall be presented to the wind.
(v. i.) To remain; to continue in a place; to abide fixed for a space of time; to stop; to stand still.
(v. i.) To continue in a state.
(v. i.) To wait; to attend; to forbear to act.
(v. i.) To dwell; to tarry; to linger.
(v. i.) To rest; to depend; to rely; to stand; to insist.
(v. i.) To come to an end; to cease; as, that day the storm stayed.
(v. i.) To hold out in a race or other contest; as, a horse stays well.
(v. i.) To change tack; as a ship.

sted

sted
(adv.) Alt. of Stedfastly

stem

stem
(n.) Alt. of Steem
(n.) The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top.
(n.) A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch; a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry.
(n.) The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.
(n.) A branch of a family.
(n.) A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon its upper end. Hence, the forward part of a vessel; the bow.
(n.) Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout.
(n.) Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached.
(n.) That part of a plant which bears leaves, or rudiments of leaves, whether rising above ground or wholly subterranean.
(n.) The entire central axis of a feather.
(n.) The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.
(n.) The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc.
(n.) The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base.
(v. i.) Alt. of Steem
(v. i.) To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.
(v. t.) To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves.
(v. t.) To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.
(v. t.) To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current.

step

step
(a.) To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
(a.) To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.
(a.) To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
(a.) Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.
(v. i.) An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.
(v. i.) A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.
(v. i.) The space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running; as, one step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less. Used also figuratively of any kind of progress; as, he improved step by step, or by steps.
(v. i.) A small space or distance; as, it is but a step.
(v. i.) A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.
(v. i.) Gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.
(v. i.) Proceeding; measure; action; an act.
(v. i.) Walk; passage.
(v. i.) A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
(v. i.) In general, a framing in wood or iron which is intended to receive an upright shaft; specif., a block of wood, or a solid platform upon the keelson, supporting the heel of the mast.
(v. i.) One of a series of offsets, or parts, resembling the steps of stairs, as one of the series of parts of a cone pulley on which the belt runs.
(v. i.) A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
(v. i.) The intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.
(v. i.) A change of position effected by a motion of translation.
(v. t.) To set, as the foot.
(v. t.) To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.

stet

stet
(subj. 3d pers. sing.) Let it stand; -- a word used by proof readers to signify that something once erased, or marked for omission, is to remain.
(v. t.) To cause or direct to remain after having been marked for omission; to mark with the word stet, or with a series of dots below or beside the matter; as, the proof reader stetted a deled footnote.

stew

stew
(n.) A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.
(n.) An artificial bed of oysters.
(v. i.) To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.
(v. t.) To boil slowly, or with the simmering or moderate heat; to seethe; to cook in a little liquid, over a gentle fire, without boiling; as, to stew meat; to stew oysters; to stew apples.
(v. t.) A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.
(v. t.) A brothel; -- usually in the plural.
(v. t.) A prostitute.
(v. t.) A dish prepared by stewing; as, a stewof pigeons.
(v. t.) A state of agitating excitement; a state of worry; confusion; as, to be in a stew.

stir

stir
(n.) The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements.
(n.) Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
(n.) Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.
(v. i.) To move; to change one's position.
(v. i.) To be in motion; to be active or bustling; to exert or busy one's self.
(v. i.) To become the object of notice; to be on foot.
(v. i.) To rise, or be up, in the morning.
(v. t.) To change the place of in any manner; to move.
(v. t.) To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate; as, to stir a pudding with a spoon.
(v. t.) To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot.
(v. t.) To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt; to excite.

stoa

stoa
1) A classical portico or covered colonnade 2) (the Stoa) Great hall, in Athens, where Zeno (Greek philosopher) gave lectures on Stoic philosophy.

stob

stob
A short straight stick of wood

stop

stop
(n.) The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction.
(n.) That which stops, impedes, or obstructs; as obstacle; an impediment; an obstruction.
(n.) A device, or piece, as a pin, block, pawl, etc., for arresting or limiting motion, or for determining the position to which another part shall be brought.
(n.) The closing of an aperture in the air passage, or pressure of the finger upon the string, of an instrument of music, so as to modify the tone; hence, any contrivance by which the sounds of a musical instrument are regulated.
(n.) In the organ, one of the knobs or handles at each side of the organist, by which he can draw on or shut off any register or row of pipes; the register itself; as, the vox humana stop.
(n.) A member, plain or molded, formed of a separate piece and fixed to a jamb, against which a door or window shuts. This takes the place, or answers the purpose, of a rebate. Also, a pin or block to prevent a drawer from sliding too far.
(n.) A point or mark in writing or printing intended to distinguish the sentences, parts of a sentence, or clauses; a mark of punctuation. See Punctuation.
(n.) The diaphragm used in optical instruments to cut off the marginal portions of a beam of light passing through lenses.
(n.) The depression in the face of a dog between the skull and the nasal bones. It is conspicuous in the bulldog, pug, and some other breeds.
(n.) Some part of the articulating organs, as the lips, or the tongue and palate, closed (a) so as to cut off the passage of breath or voice through the mouth and the nose (distinguished as a lip-stop, or a front-stop, etc., as in p, t, d, etc.), or (b) so as to obstruct, but not entirely cut off, the passage, as in l, n, etc.; also, any of the consonants so formed.
(v. i.) To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a stop.
(v. i.) To cease from any motion, or course of action.
(v. i.) To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to tarry; as, to stop with a friend.
(v. t.) To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing; as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.
(v. t.) To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way, road, or passage.
(v. t.) To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a stream, or a flow of blood.
(v. t.) To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain; to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the approaches of old age or infirmity.
(v. t.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or by shortening in any way the vibrating part.
(v. t.) To point, as a composition; to punctuate.
(v. t.) To make fast; to stopper.

stot

stot
(n.) A horse.
(n.) A young bull or ox, especially one three years old.
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