atstunt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English atstunten, etstunten, ætstunten, from Old English ætstyntan (to blunt, dull, weaken), equivalent to at- +‎ stunt or at- +‎ stint. See astint.

Verb[edit]

atstunt (third-person singular simple present atstunts, present participle atstunting, simple past and past participle atstunted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To bring to an end; put a stop to.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To stop; stay; remain.