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stond (plural stonds)
- (obsolete) stop; halt; hindrance
- 1625, Francis [Bacon], “Of Studies”, in The Essayes […], 3rd edition, London: […] Iohn Haviland for Hanna Barret, →OCLC:
- Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit but may be wrought out by fit studies; like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises.
- (obsolete) A stand; a post; a station.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, “Book I, Canto VI”, in The Faerie Queene. […], London: […] [John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie, →OCLC:
- when he saw the Damsell passe away,
He left his stond, and her pursewd apace
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for stond in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)
From Middle Dutch stonde, from Old Dutch stunda (“time, while”), from Proto-West Germanic *stundu, from Proto-Germanic *stundō (“time, while”). More at English stound, German Stunde.
stond m or f (plural stonden, diminutive stondje n)
- (chronology): uur
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