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stage

stage
(n.) A floor or story of a house.
(n.) An elevated platform on which an orator may speak, a play be performed, an exhibition be presented, or the like.
(n.) A floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, or the like; a scaffold; a staging.
(n.) A platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.
(n.) The floor for scenic performances; hence, the theater; the playhouse; hence, also, the profession of representing dramatic compositions; the drama, as acted or exhibited.
(n.) A place where anything is publicly exhibited; the scene of any noted action or carrer; the spot where any remarkable affair occurs.
(n.) The platform of a microscope, upon which an object is placed to be viewed. See Illust. of Microscope.
(n.) A place of rest on a regularly traveled road; a stage house; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.
(n.) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road; as, a stage of ten miles.
(n.) A degree of advancement in any pursuit, or of progress toward an end or result.
(n.) A large vehicle running from station to station for the accomodation of the public; a stagecoach; an omnibus.
(n.) One of several marked phases or periods in the development and growth of many animals and plants; as, the larval stage; pupa stage; zoea stage.
(v. t.) To exhibit upon a stage, or as upon a stage; to display publicly.

stake

stake
(v. t.) A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc.
(v. t.) A stick inserted upright in a lop, eye, or mortise, at the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to prevent goods from falling off.
(v. t.) The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned; hence, martyrdom by fire.
(v. t.) A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths, etc., for light work, punching upon, etc.
(v. t.) That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked or hazarded; a pledge.
(v. t.) To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.
(v. t.) To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake out land; to stake out a new road.
(v. t.) To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
(v. t.) To pierce or wound with a stake.

stale

stale
(a.) To make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle.
(n.) The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
(v. i.) Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer.
(v. i.) Not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread.
(v. i.) Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed.
(v. i.) Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common.
(v. i.) That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use.
(v. i.) A prostitute.
(v. i.) Urine, esp. that of beasts.
(v. t.) To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out.
(v. t.) Something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon.
(v. t.) A stalking-horse.
(v. t.) A stalemate.
(v. t.) A laughingstock; a dupe.

stare

stare
(n.) The starling.
(n.) The act of staring; a fixed look with eyes wide open.
(v. i.) To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.
(v. i.) To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors.
(v. i.) To stand out; to project; to bristle.
(v. t.) To look earnestly at; to gaze at.

state

state
(a.) Stately.
(a.) Belonging to the state, or body politic; public.
(n.) The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time.
(n.) Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor.
(n.) Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.
(n.) Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.
(n.) A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.
(n.) Estate, possession.
(n.) A person of high rank.
(n.) Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.
(n.) The principal persons in a government.
(n.) The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.
(n.) A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.
(n.) A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.
(n.) In the United States, one of the commonwealth, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.
(n.) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.
(n.) A statement; also, a document containing a statement.
(v. t.) To set; to settle; to establish.
(v. t.) To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite; as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.

stave

stave
(n.) One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.
(n.) One of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel; one of the bars or rounds of a rack, a ladder, etc.
(n.) A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff.
(n.) The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff.
(n.) To break in a stave or the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst; -- often with in; as, to stave a cask; to stave in a boat.
(n.) To push, as with a staff; -- with off.
(n.) To delay by force or craft; to drive away; -- usually with off; as, to stave off the execution of a project.
(n.) To suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask.
(n.) To furnish with staves or rundles.
(n.) To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run.
(v. i.) To burst in pieces by striking against something; to dash into fragments.

stele

stele
(n.) Same as Stela.
(n.) A stale, or handle; a stalk.

stere

stere
(n.) A unit of cubic measure in the metric system, being a cubic meter, or kiloliter, and equal to 35.3 cubic feet, or nearly 1/ cubic yards.
(n.) A rudder. See 5th Steer.
(n.) Helmsman. See 6th Steer.
(v. t. & i.) To stir.

steve

steve
(v. t.) To pack or stow, as cargo in a ship's hold. See Steeve.

stile

stile
(n.) A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
(n.) Mode of composition. See Style.
(v. i.) A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
(v. i.) One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.

stipe

stipe
(n.) The stalk or petiole of a frond, as of a fern.
(n.) The stalk of a pistil.
(n.) The trunk of a tree.
(n.) The stem of a fungus or mushroom.

stive

stive
(n.) The floating dust in flour mills caused by the operation or grinding.
(v. i.) To be stifled or suffocated.
(v. t.) To stuff; to crowd; to fill full; hence, to make hot and close; to render stifling.

stoke

stoke
(v. i.) To poke or stir up a fire; hence, to tend the fires of furnaces, steamers, etc.
(v. t.) To stick; to thrust; to stab.
(v. t.) To poke or stir up, as a fire; hence, to tend, as the fire of a furnace, boiler, etc.

stole

stole
Imp. of Steal.
(imp.) of Steal
(n.) A stolon.
(n.) A long, loose garment reaching to the feet.
(n.) A narrow band of silk or stuff, sometimes enriched with embroidery and jewels, worn on the left shoulder of deacons, and across both shoulders of bishops and priests, pendent on each side nearly to the ground. At Mass, it is worn crossed on the breast by priests. It is used in various sacred functions.

stone

stone
(n.) Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones.
(n.) A precious stone; a gem.
(n.) Something made of stone. Specifically: -
(n.) The glass of a mirror; a mirror.
(n.) A monument to the dead; a gravestone.
(n.) A calculous concretion, especially one in the kidneys or bladder; the disease arising from a calculus.
(n.) One of the testes; a testicle.
(n.) The hard endocarp of drupes; as, the stone of a cherry or peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.
(n.) A weight which legally is fourteen pounds, but in practice varies with the article weighed.
(n.) Fig.: Symbol of hardness and insensibility; torpidness; insensibility; as, a heart of stone.
(n.) A stand or table with a smooth, flat top of stone, commonly marble, on which to arrange the pages of a book, newspaper, etc., before printing; -- called also imposing stone.
(n.) To pelt, beat, or kill with stones.
(n.) To make like stone; to harden.
(n.) To free from stones; also, to remove the seeds of; as, to stone a field; to stone cherries; to stone raisins.
(n.) To wall or face with stones; to line or fortify with stones; as, to stone a well; to stone a cellar.
(n.) To rub, scour, or sharpen with a stone.

stope

stope
(p. p.) Alt. of Stopen
(v. i.) A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
(v. t.) To excavate in the form of stopes.
(v. t.) To fill in with rubbish, as a space from which the ore has been worked out.

store

store
(a.) Accumulated; hoarded.
(v. t.) That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number.
(v. t.) A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
(v. t.) Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
(v. t.) Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family.
(v. t.) To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.
(v. t.) To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
(v. t.) To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.

stove

stove
Of Stave
Imp. of Stave.
(n.) A house or room artificially warmed or heated; a forcing house, or hothouse; a drying room; -- formerly, designating an artificially warmed dwelling or room, a parlor, or a bathroom, but now restricted, in this sense, to heated houses or rooms used for horticultural purposes or in the processes of the arts.
(n.) An apparatus, consisting essentially of a receptacle for fuel, made of iron, brick, stone, or tiles, and variously constructed, in which fire is made or kept for warming a room or a house, or for culinary or other purposes.
(v. t.) To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees.
(v. t.) To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers.

stowe

stowe
United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)
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