stanchion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French estanson, estanchon, (Modern French étançon), from estance (a stay, a prop), from Latin stans (standing), present participle of stō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: stănʹshən, IPA(key): /ˈstænʃən/ or
  • (Can we verify this pronunciation?) enPR: stänʹshən, IPA(key): /ˈstɑːnʃən/

Noun[edit]

stanchion (plural stanchions)

Stanchions supporting velvet rope
  1. A vertical pole, post, or support.
  2. A framework of such posts, used to secure or confine cattle.

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Verb[edit]

stanchion (third-person singular simple present stanchions, present participle stanchioning, simple past and past participle stanchioned)

  1. To erect stanchions, or equip something with stanchions.
  2. To confine by means of stanchions, typically used for cattle.

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