stut

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with German stützen(to support), Dutch stutten(to support), Danish støtte(to support), Norwegian støtte(to support), Swedish støtta(to support), Icelandic styðja(to support).

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Verb[edit]

stut ‎(third-person singular simple present stuts, present participle stutting, simple past and past participle stutted)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) To support, prop up.
    When the upper storey of the house was altered the roof had to be stutted up for the time being.

Noun[edit]

stut ‎(plural stut)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) A support.
    These stuts bucked.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English stutten(to stammer, stop short), from Old English *stuttan(to stop short, stutter), from Proto-Germanic *stutjaną(to stammer, stop short). Cognate with German stutzen(to hesitate, stumble, stop short).

Verb[edit]

stut ‎(third-person singular simple present stuts, present participle stutting, simple past and past participle stutted)

  1. (obsolete) To stutter.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Skelton to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stútr. Cognate with Danish stud, Swedish stut, and English stot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stut m

  1. bull

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