stutzen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stutzen (to scare away). Cognate with Dutch stuiten (to check, rebound).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

stutzen (weak, third-person singular present stutzt, past tense stutzte, past participle gestutzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. obsolete form of stoßen
  2. (archaic or lofty) to be a coxcomb, to floss, to ball (to be a Stutzer)
  3. to cut short, to trim
  4. to stop short

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1883), “stutzen”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891