standish

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standish (plural standishes)

  1. (obsolete) A stand to hold ink, pens, and other writing accessories; an inkstand.
    • 1748, Samuel Richardson, Clarissa, Letter 79:
      [I]ndeed you must—deliver to Betty—or to me—your pen and ink. […] And so I gave my standish to her.