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2. A small booth, enclosed seat, etc.
•tal'Uon, staryun, n. A male horse

kept for breeding.

•taFwart, etSl'wart or starwart, a.
Large and strong; muscular; brawny.

•ta^meu, ste'men or stg'men, n. [sta'-
MBNS, rarely stam'i-na, pL] The organ
that contains the pollen in a flower.

•tam'l-iia, stam'i-na, n. 1. Strength;
vigor. 2. The supporting part of a body.

•tam^mer, stam^T. I. vt. & vi. To
stutter. II. w. A halting, defective ut-
terance; a stuttering. — stam^mer-er, n.

•tatnpS stamp, v. 1. t. 1. To make
by impressing. 2 . To impress by a stamp.

3. To aftix a stamp upon. 4. To bring
down quickly and heavily, as the foot. 5.
To crush (ores). 6. To stigmatize. II. t.
To strike the foot forcibly upon the ground.

•tamp, n. 1. A mark made by stamp-
ing; device; design. 2. An implement or
machine for stamping. 3. Kind; sort.

4. The act of stamping.
•tam-pede', stam-ptd'. I. vt. & vi.

[stam-pe'ded'' ; stam-pe'ding.] To cause

a stampede. II. n. 1 . A sudden start-
ing and rushing off, as of cattle, through
panic. 2. Any sudden, tumultuous move-
ment on the part of a crowd.

•tanch, stgnch. I^ vt. To stop the
flow of (blood), as from a wound. II. a.
1. Constant; faithful; hearty. 2. Strong
and trustworthy.

•tan^ehlon, stan'shun, n. An upright
bar forming a support; one of two upright
timbers for confinmg cattle in stall.

stand, stand, v. [stood; stand'ino.]
1. t. 1. To place upright 2. To put up
with; bear. II. i. 1. To be or remain
upright 2. To be in a condition or atti-
tude. 3. To go; step; pass. 4. To be
situated; lie. 6. To rest; depend.

— stand'inff. I. pa. 1. Remaining
erect. 2. Maintained for regular use; per-
manent. 3. Stagnant II. ». 1. Relative
position. 2. A station. 3. Duration. 4*
The act of one who stands.

stand, n. 1. A supporting structure;
platform; small table, etc. 2. Position;
place. 3. The act of standing. 4. A
nalt; hesitation; resistance.

stand^ard, stand'ard, a. Accurate and

stand^ard^ n. Any established measure;
a type, model, or example for comparison.

stand'ard^, n. An upright timber, post,
or the like.

stand'ard', n. A flag, ensign, or banner.

stan'za, stan'za, n. Pros. A group of
rimed lines, forming a division of a poem.

sta^ple, ste'pl, a. Regularly and con-
'stantly produced or sold.

sta^plei, n. 1. A well-established article
of commerce. 2. A chief element. 3.
The fiber of cotton or wool. 4. Raw ma-
terial, [with pointed ends.

sta'ple^, n. A U*8haped piece of metal

star,stflr,t;. [starred; star'ring.] I. ^
1. To set with stars. 2. To mark with an
asterisk. II. i. To act as a dramatic star.

star, n. 1. A celestial body so distant as
to appear like a luminous point. 2> A
figure having radiating points,
generally five. 3. An asterisk
(*). 4. An actor who plays
the leading part. — star'flsh'',
n. A marine animal having radi-
ating arms.— star'ry, stfir'I,
a. Pertaining to, set with, of,
or like a star or stars xjnder Side

star^board, stflr'bord. I**, of aStarflsh.
vt. To put or turn (the helm)
to the starboard. II. a. Pertaining to
the right of a vessel. III. n. That side


papd, ask; at air; element th6y, usf ge; It, |, i (ee); o, oh; orator, or; full, rUle; hut

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of a vessel on the right hand of one facing
the bow.

starch, stflrch. I». vt. To apply starch
to. II. n. 1. A white substance found
in the seeds, pith, or tubers of plants. 2.
A solution of^the above, for use in stiffen-
ing clothes.— starch'y, a.

stare, stSr. I. vi. [stared; starring.]
To fix the eyes in a steady gaze. II. w.
A steady, fixed gaze with wide-open eyes.

stark, stark. I. a. 1 . Stiff or rigid, as
in death; stubborn. 2. Complete; utter.
II. adv. Completely; utterly.

startling, startling, n. An Old World
bird, brown glossed with black.

starf, stflrt, v. J, t. 1, To set in mo-
tion or action; rouse; stir. 2. To origi-
nate: begin. 3. To call forth; evoke.
II. I. 1 . To make a startled movement.
2. To set out; begin. 3. To become loose.

start, n, 1 . A quick, startled movement.
2. A beginning. 3. Distance in advance.

start^(e, stflrt'l, vt. & vi. [9tart'l(e)d;
start'linq.] To arouse or excite sudden-
ly; be suddenly aroused or excited.

starir(e, stflrv, vt. & vi. [starved;
STARv'iNG.] To kill by or die of hunger;
famish.— star-va^tion, n. — 8tarv(e^liiig,
n. A person or animal that Is starving.

state, Btet. I. vt. [sta'ted**; sta'ting.]
To set forth explicitly, as in speech or
writing. II. a. Pertaining to the state;
for use on occasions of ceremony. III.
n. !• Mode of existence; condition. 2.
A commonwealth; nation. 3. A com-
munity forming part of a federal monarchy
or republic; especially [S-], one of the
United States. 4. Civil government. 5.
Ceremonious style; dignity.— started, pa.
Established; regular; fixed.— sta^ted-ly,
adv.— state^Iv. a. [statk'li-eb; statk'-

. Li-BST.] Lofty; dlgnifled.— state'Ii-ness,
n.— Btate'room'^ n. A private sleeping-
apartment, as In a vessel.— Htntes'man, n.
[-MEN. pL] One who Is skilled In the science
and art of government.— atates^inan-
ship, n. The art or skill of a statesman.

state^ment, stgt'mgnt, n. The act of
stating; a definite utterance or presenta-
tion; account; narration.

statute, I stat'ic, -al, a. Pertaining to

»tat'lc-al, ("bodies at rest or forces in
equilibrium.— stot'Ics, n. The science of
bodies at rest, or of forces In equilibrium.

sta^tlon, ste'shun. I. vt. To assign to
a station. II. n. 1 . An assigned location.
2. A place or building serving as a start-
ingopoint or stopping-place, as on a rail-
way. 3. Social condition; standing.—
Bta'tlon-a-ry, a. Remaining In one place;

fixed.— sta'tion-er, n. A dealer In sta-
tionery.— sta'tion-er'^yi n. Writing-ma-

sta-tls^tlcs, sta-tis'tics, n. jA. System-
atized numerical facts collectively.— sta-
tis^tic-al, a. lata-tis^tict.— sta-tis'*
tie-al-ly, adt?.— gtat^is-ti'cian, 7i.

stat'ne, stach'fi or stat'yQ, n. A sculp-
tured work representing a human or ani-
mal figure, as in marble or bronze.— stat'-
u-a-ry, n. [-RiEs«,ci.] 1 . Statues, collect-
ively considered. 2. A statue-maker. 3.
The art of making statues. — stat^'^u-
esque^. a. Resembling a statue.— 8tat^«
u*ettes n. A small statue.

8tat'ure,.8tach'Qr or stafy^lr, n. The
natural height of the body.

sta'tus, ste'tDS or stg'tus, n. State, con-
dition, or relation.

stat^ute, stach'Qt or stat'yut, n. A legis-
lative enactment; law. — stat^u-to-ry, a.
Pertaining to a statute; created by leglsmtlve

staunch, stgnch, v., a., & n. Same as stanch.

stave, stSv. I. vt. [staved or stove;
starving J 1 . To break in the staves of;
smash. 2. To furnish or fit with staves.
II. n. [staves, stevz, pl.l 1 . A curved
strip of wood, forming a part of the sides
of a barrel, tub, or the like. 2. Mu8. A
staff. 3. A stanza; verse.

stay, st§, V. [stayed or staid; stay'ing.]
1. 1. To stop; prop; postpone. II. i. To
remain; tarry; halt.

stay, n. 1. The act or time of staying.
2. That which checks or stops. 3. A
prop; support.

stead, sted, n. 1. Place of another person .
or thing: preceded by in. 2. Place oi
support; service.

stead^fast, I sted'fgst or -fast, a. Firm,

sted'fast, (faithful; constant; steady.
-ly, adv. •ness, n.

stead^y, sted'i. I. vt. &tA. [stead'ied;
stead'y-ing.] To make, hold, or become
steady. II. a. [stead'i-eb; stead'i-est.J
1. Stable in position. 2. Constant; uni-
form. 3. Free from dissipation. 4. Stead-
fast.— stead'i-ly, ac?i?.— stead'i-ness, n.

steak, stek, n. A slice of meat, as of beef
for broiling. -

steal, sttl, vt. & vi. [stole; sto'len;
steal'ing.] 1. To take without right;
secure dishonestly. 2. To move stealthily.

stealth , Btelth, n. The quality or habit of
acting secretly; secret movement.

— stealth'i-Iy, adi?.— steal th'l-n ess,
n.— stealtli'y, a. Moving or acting se-
cretly or slyly; secret; sly.

steam, sttm, v. I. t. To cook or other-

©r; fintg^re (future); aisle; an (owt); oil; c (k); cliat; dh ifh^)\ go; sing, i^k; tWn.

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wise affect by steam. II. i. 1 . To make,
give off, or send oat steam. 2. To move
Dy steam, as a vessel.
steam, stim, n. 1 . Water in the form of va-

Eor. a.Anyvaporoasexlialation.— steam'-
oat'^ n. A boat or vessel propelled by
steam.— steam^sen^ffinCe, n. An engine
that derives its motive force from the action
of steam.— steain'er, n. 1, Something
moved by steam, as a steamship. 2. A vessel
in which sometiiing is steamed.— steams-
ship^, n. A large vessel for ocean traffic,
propelled by steam.- steam^y. a.
ste^ar-ln, stt'ar-in, n. A white, pearly

compound contained in many fats.
steed, sttd, n. A horse; a war«horse.
steel, stll. I. vL 1 . To covfer with steel;
plate with or famish with steel. 2. To
make hard or unyielding. 11. a. Made
or composed of steel; hence, hard; obdu-
rate. III. n. 1. A compound of iron
(chiefly with carbon) very strong, tough,
and elastic. 2. Something made of steel.
— steePy» a. Of or like steel.
steel^y^ard, stH'ydrd, n. A device for
weighing, consisting of a scale- beam,
O counterpoise,

£ and hooks.

^^^^^^^^^^^^ steeps sttp, vt. &
^fy I ■ vi. To soak, as

T{j A in a hot liquid;

il/ Steelyard. W make an infusion

**' of, as tea.

steep. I. a. Sharply inclined; precipi-
tous. II. n. A precipitous place; a hul.
stee'pKe, stf 'pi, n. A lofty structure ri-
sing above the roof of a church; a spire.

— stee^pie-chase^yn. A race on horse-
back across country.

steer, stir, vt. & vi. To guide (a vessel) by
means of a rudder; direct one's course.

— steers'man, n. [-MSK.p;.] One who
steers a boat.

steer, n. A young ox.

steer^ase, sttr'gj, n. 1 . That part of an
ocean passenger-vessel occupied chiefly by
immigrants. 2. The act of steering.

steFlar. stel'ar, a. Pertaining to the stars.

— sterlate, a. Star-shaped or star-like.
stems stem, vt. & vi. [btemmbd; stbm'-

MiNG.j To make headway against, as a

stem', vt. To remove the stems from.

stems n. 1. The stock of a tree, shrub,
or plant. 2. The stalk that supports some-
thing, as the fruit, flower, or leaf of a
plant. 3. The stock of a family; lineage.

stem', n. A nearly upright timber or metal
piece, constituting the forward member of
a vessers hull.

stench, stench, n. An offensive odor.
sten'ell, sten'sil. I. vt. [stzn'oxled or


make with a stencil. II. n. 1. A thin
plate in which letters or figures are cut
m such a way that a color applied to the
surface marks the characters on a surface
beneath. 2. A marking made by stenciling.

sten^o-g^raph, sten^grgf, n. A char-
acter or writing in shorthand.— sten-oe'-
ra-pher, n. C)ne who writes stenograpEv.
— sten^'^o-ffraphsic, -al, a.— scen-oir^-
ra-phy, n. The art ot writing by the use
of contractions or symbols; shorthand.

sten-to^rl-an, sten-to'ri-cm, a. Having
a loud voice; very loud and resonant.

step, step, v. [stepped* or stept; step'-
piNG.] I. ^. 1. To place, set, or move,
as the foot. 2. To set (a mast) in a socket.
II. i. To take a step or steps: move the
feet.— step'plngfstoDe^, n. A stone af-
fording a foot-rest, as for crossing a stream.

step, n. 1 . A motion by changt of position
of a foot. 2. The distance passed over by
one movement of the foot. 3. That upon
which the foot is placed in ascending or
descending. 4. An advance or promotion.
5. Walk; gait. 6. A footprint. 7. 3i*M.
An interval between tones.

step-. A prefix denoting relationship throush
the marriage only of a parent, and not by
blood. — step ' broth '^^er, n. — step '-
child'^ n.— step^danffh^ter, n.— step'-
fa^ther, n.— step'moth^er, n.— step'-
sls^ter, n.— steiKSon^, n.

steppe, step, n. A vast plain devoid of
forest, as in Siberia.

stere, stir or stfir, n. A nnit of measure,
equal to one cubic meter. See Metbic
System, in Appendix.

ster'^e-op'tl-con, ster"g-ep'ti-con, n. A
double magic lantern: used to bring one
image after another on the screen.

ster^e-o-scope, ster'g-o-scOp, n. An op-
tical instrument for blending Into one im-
age two pictures of an object from slightly
different points of view, so as to produce
upon the eye the impression of relief.
— ster'^e-o-scoiKlc, -al, a.

ster'e - o - type, ster'g-o-toip. I. it.
[-TYPED*; -TY'piNG.] 1. TO make a
stereotype of. 2. To furnish stereotvpe
plates for. II. n. A caat or plate taken
m metal from a matrix, as of paper, re-
producing the surface, as of a page of type,
from which the matrix was made.

ster'llCe, ster'il, a. Having no reproduc-
tive power; barren. — »te-rll1-ty, w.—
ster'il -ize, vt. [-izkd; -i'zinq.1 To.
make free from germs, ster'i I-lsei.

papfi, gsk; at, air; element, they, us^ge; It, g, i (ee); o, oh; erat^r, or; full, rflle; but.

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Binaural Stethoscope,
as used.

uter^lnsy stgr'ling, a, 1. Having a
standara of value or fineness established
by the British government. 2. Having
accepted worth; genuine.

stern, stgrn, o. Marked by eeverity;
strict; repelling, -ly, adv. -neai, n.

stern, n. The aft part of a ship, boat, etc.

ster'nttin, ster'num, n. [stbb'na or
-nvM8\pl.] The breast-bone.

stetli'o-scope, steth'o-scOp, n. An ap-
paratus for conveying to the ear of an
operator the sounds produced within
the lungs,
heart, etc.

s t e ' V e -
dore'^, stl'-
ve-dOr% n. A
laborer who
stows or un-
loads the hold
of vessels.

stemr, stiQ. I.
vt. & vi. To boil slowly and gently. II, n.

1 . Stewed food. 2 . Mental agitation ; worry.
steiv'ard» stin'ard, n. 1. A person

managing the estate or affairs of another.

2. A man having charge of provisions,
etc., on board snip. — stew^ard-ess, n,
y«m.— stew^ard-snipy n.

stick >, Stic, V. [stuck; stick'inq.] I, t.
1 . To cause to pierce. 2. To fix in place
by inserting. II. i. 1. To be held by
being thrust in. 2. To protrude, with ow^,
thrwigh, and from.

StlcliL^,t7. [stuck; STICK'INQ.] J,t. To at-

, tach by some adhesive substance. II. i.

1 , To cleave to a surface; stay attached.

2. To be stopped, perplexed, or discon-
certed.— sticka-ly, ac^t;.— stick^i-ness, n.
— stick'y, a. [stick'i-er; stick'i-bst.]
Adhering to a surface; adhesive.

stick 1, n. 1 . A piece of wood that is long,
compared with its breadth and thickness;
a roa, wand, or cane. 2. Print. A metal
frame in which type is composed.

stick', n. A penetrative thrust; stab.

stlck^(e, stic'l, w. [8tick'l(e)d; stick'-
LiNG.] To contend about trifles.

stiff*, stlf , a. 1 . Not easily bent or moved.
2. Constrained and awkward. 3. Viscous.
4. Obstinate; severe, -ly, adv. -ness,
n.— stiff^en, vt. & vi. To make or become
stiff or stiffer.

stl'lie, stoi'fl, V. [sti'fled; sti'pling.]
I. t. To kill by stopping respiration; ex-
tinguish, as a flame; suppress. II. i. To
die from suffocation.

stl^fle, n. The joint next the body, in the
hind leg of a horse.

stls^ma, stig'ma, n. [stig'mas" or stig'-
ha-ta, pi.'] 1. A mark of infamy, er
token or disgrace. 2. That part of a
pistil which receives the pollen. 3. A
mark; spot; scar.— stig-mat'ic, a.— stfg'-
ma.'tixe,vt. [-tizbd: -ti'zing.1 To brand
as Ignominious, sti^'ma-tisef*

stile, stall, n. A series of steps for cross-
ing a fence or wall.

stl-iet^to, sti-let'O, n. A small dagger.

still, stil. I. vt. To cause to be still; put
to rest or silence. II. a. 1 . Making no
sound or movement. 2. Free from dis-
turbance. III. n.^ Stillness; calm. IV.
adv. 1 . Now or then; as previously; yet.
2. Notwithstanding. 3. In increasing
degree; even yet.— stilFsbom'', a. Life-
less at birth.— stillness, «.— stilFy. I.
a. [Poet.] Still; silent. II, adv. Quietly.

still, n. 1 . An apparatus in which liquors
are distilled. 2. A distillery.

stilt, stilt, n. One of a pair of supports to
hold the foot above the ground
in walking.— stilt'ed, a. Bom-
bastic; Inflated.

stim^u-Iant, stim'yu-lont. I.
a. Serviujg to stimulate. II.
n. Anything that stimulates, as
an intoxicant.— stim'u-late, vt.


excite; animate; Intoxicate.—
stim^^u-la^tion, n.— stim^u-
la-tiT(e, a. & n.— etim^a-la'^-
tor, n.— stim'u-lns. n. [-li,
•lal or -It, pi.] Anything that
rouses or excites,
sting, sting. l.,vt.&vi. [stung;
sting'ing!] 1. To pierce with ,
a sting ; use a sting. 2 . To cause
a sensation, as from a sting. 3 .
To stimulate. 4. To be keenly
painful. II. n. 1. The act of



stinging; the wound made by a sting.
Zod. A sharp organ capable of inflicting
a painful and poisonous wound. 3. A

spur; goad.

stin^gy, stin'ji, a. [stin'gi-br; stin'gi-
est T 1 . Extremely penurious or selfish.
2. Scanty.— stin'gl-neas, «.

stink, stiQk. I. vi. [stank or stunk;
stink'inq.] To give forth a foul odor.
II. n. A stench.

stint, stint. T^, vt. 1. To provide for or
serve scantily. 2. To allot a specific task
to. II. n. 1. A fixed amount, as of
work; allowance. 2. Restriction.

stl'pend, stai'pend, n. A salary that af-
fords a bare livelihood.— stl-pen'dl-a-ry,
n. [-BiES»,p?.] One who receives a stipend,
as a clergyman.

0r; filit|are (fntore); aisle; an (out); ell; c (k); ckat; dk (^); go; sing, itfk; thin.

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•tip' u -late, stip'yu-lgt, v. [-la'ted'*;
-la'tino.] 1, t. 1. To Bpecify as the
terms of an agreement. 2. To particular-
ize. II. i. To make stipulations.— Btip'^-
n-l action, n. 1. The act of stipulating.
fl. Anything stipulated; an agreement or
contract— stip'u-la^'tor, n.

Stir, stgr, V. [stirred: stir'ring.] 1. 1

1 . To mix the components of, by motion.

2. To move; disturb; rouse. II. i. To
be active or in motion; move.

stir, n. The act of stirring; activity; ex-
citement; commotion.

stlr'rap, stir'up or ster'up, n. A support
for the foot, suspended from a saddle.

stitch, stich. I^.vt&vi. To join together
with stitches; sew. II. n. 1 . A single pas-
sage of a threaded needle; also, the thread
or yam thus placed. 2. A sharp sudden
pain, as in the side. [smithy.

stlth ' y, stith 'i. [stith ' ies*, pi.] A

stl^Fer, stai'T^r, n. A small Dutch coin,
worth 2 cents; the merest trifle.

stoat, stot, n. The ermine, especially in
its summer coat, red-
dish'brown above, yel-
low below.

stocks stec, p. I. ^. 1.
To furnish with stock.
2. To lay by for the
future. II. I. To lay
in or provide supplies. ,^

stock, a. Contmually j^
kept ready; standing. Rtx\at

stock, n. i . The trunk ^^^

or main support of a plant. 2. Lineage;
family. 3. Domestic animals. 4. Goods
and merchandise employed in trade. 5.
Any reserve supply. 6. Certificates of
shares or indebtedness. 7. The handle of a
gun, etc. 8 . A support, as for a vessel, dur-
ing construction. 9. A neckcloth. 10. A
block, stake, or log of wood ; anything heavjr
and senseless.— stock'sbro'^ker, n. Fi-
nance. One who buys and sells stocks for
others.— 8, company, an Incorporated com-
Miny that Issues stock.- stock'tiold^er, n.
One who holds certificates of ownership, as
In a stock company.— s.sjobber, n. A
dealer or speculator In stocks.— s.sjobbery,
n. s.*jobbinff:t*— s.sstili, a. Still as a
stock or post; motionless.

stock-ade^, stek-6d'. I. vt [stock-a'-
DED''; stock-a'ding.] To fortify with a
stockade. II. ;2. A line of stout stakes,
set upright to form a fence or barrier.

stock^ln^, stek'ing. n. A woven or knit-
ted covering for the foot.

stock^y^, stek'i, a. Short and stout.

Sto^lc, stO'ic, n. 1 . A member of a school

of Greek philosophy that sternly repressed
all emotion. 2. [s-] A person indifferent
to pleasure or pain.— 6to^ic-al [S- or s-],
o.— 8to^i«cisin, n. 1. The doctrines of
the Stoics. H, [8-3 Indifference to pleasure

stoke, stok, vt. & vi. [stoked*: sto'-
KiNO.] To supply (a furnace) with fuel;
serve as a stoker. — sto^ker, n,

stole, sto'len, imp. & pp. of steal, v.

stole, stOl, n. Eccl. A narrow band worn
by an officiating clergyman; any eccle-
siastical vestment.

stol'ld, stel'id, a. Having or expressing
no feeling or perception ; stupid; dull, -ly,
odr.— 8to-lia^i*tyt n. stoi'id-nesst*

stom^ach, stum'ac. I^ vt. To accept;
put up with; tolerate. II. n. 1. A dil-
atation, of the alimentary canal, serving as
an organ of digestion. 2. The abdomen;
belly. 3. Desire of food; appetite.

stone, ston. I. vt. [stoned; sto'nino.]
1. To hurl stones at. 2. To remove the
stones or pits from. 3. To furnish, as a
well, with stone. II. n. 1 . A small piece
of rock, or such pieces collectively. 2. A

§em. 3. A stony concretion in the blad-
er. 4. The hard covering of the kernel
in a fruit. 5. [Brit.] A measure of weight,
avoirdupois, usually 14 pounds.— s.sfralt,
n. A fruit having a stone.— stone's castt
the distance a stone may be cast by band.
stone's throw^t.— stone'w^are'% n. A
variety of pottery.— sto'ni-ness. n.— sto'-
ny,a. [sto'ni-er-^to'ni-est.] l. Abound-
ing In stone. 2* Hard as a stone; unfeeling.

stood, stud, imp. & pp. of stand, v,

stool , stfil, n. A backless seat for one per-
son; any low support.

stoops stfip, vt. &vi. 1 . To bend or lean
fonvard; bow, or be bowed down. 2. To
bring or come down from dignity or rank;
condescend. 3. To swoop.

stoopi, n. 1. An act of stooping. 2.
Condescension. 3. A swoop.

stoop^, n. [U. S.] An uncovered platform
at the door of a house; a porch; veranda.

stop, step, ?;. [stopped*; STOP'piNG.] I./.

1. To bring from motion to rest; cause
to cease; bring to an end. 2. To check
beforehand; prevent. 3. To close; keep
back. II. i. 1. To come to rest. 2. To
cease; discontinue.— ■top'scock'^, n. A
faucet having a stop or valve.— stop^page,
n. 1. The act of stopping. 2. A deduction
from pay.— stoplper. I. vt. To secure
with a stopper, 11, n. One who or that
which stops up or closes, as a cork.

stop, n. 1. The act of stopping; pause.

2. An obstruction; hindrance. 3. A con-

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lating tones. 4. A punctuation'>mark.
store, BtOr. I. vt. [stored; stor'ing.]

I. To put away for future use. 2. To
provide. 3. To deposit for 8afe<'li:eeping.

II. n. 1 . That which is stored or laid
up. 2. pi. Supplies. 3. A place where
merchandise is kept for sale. — stor'age,
BtOr'gl, n. 1. The aepositlng of articles for
8afe«KeepIng. *i. Space for storing goods.
3. A charge for storing.— istore'house'^
n. A warehouse; depository.— store ' -
reom '^« n. A room In which things are
stored, as household supplies.

sto^rled^, stO'rid, a. 1. Having a nota-
ble history. 2. Related in a story.

Bto'rled^) a. Having or consisting of
stori^, as a building; as, ax'storied.

stork, stSrk, n. A long-necked and long-
legged wading bird related to the herons.

storm, stSrm, v. 1, t. Mil, To take, or
attempt to take, by storm. II. i. 1 . To
take place, as a storm. 2. To give vent
boisterously to passion; move noisily.

storm, n. 1 • A disturbance of the atmos-
phere, commonly accompanied by rain,
nail, or snow. 2. A violent commotion of
any sort 3. A violent and rapid assault
on a fortified place.— storin'y, a.

sto'ryi, sto'ri, n. [sto'bies", pi.} 1. A
narrative or recital; especially, a short tale,
novel, anecdote, etc. 2* Anything report-
ed or told. 3. [Colloq.] A lie.

sto'ry'', n. [sto'ries*, pi.] A division in
a building comprising the space between
two successive floors.

stout, staut. I. a. 1. Strong or firm;
tough. 2. Determined; resolute. 3. Fat;
bulKv. 4. Having muscular strength. II.
n. A strong, very dark porter or Deer.

— Btont'fy, ado.— stout'neBSt n.
Bto-va^ine, st5-vd'tn, n. A local anesthetic

used In combination with strychnin.
stove, stOv, imp. &pp. of stave, v.
stove, n. An apparatus, usually of ntetal

for heating or cooking.
sto VT, sto, vt. 1 . To put away compactly;

pack. 2. To hide away: also, to lodge.

— BtOTF'aare, n. 1. The act or manner
of stowing, or the state of being stowed. 2.
Space or charge for stowing goods.— sto w'«
a.-iray'^ n. One who hides as on a vessel.

strad'dle, strad'l. I. vt. & vi. [strad'-
dled; strad'dling.] To stretch the legs
widely apart; sit or mount astride. II. n.
A straddling position or movement.

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