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'T is the place where God promises and de 3. To put in the stocks. See Stocks, lights to dispense larger preportions of his favour, Call not your stocks for me: I serve the king, that he may fix a marki ot honour on his sanc On whose employment I was sent to you: wary, and recommend it to the sons of men, son You shall do small respect, shew too bold malice the stock of their own interest as well as his own

Against the grace and person of my master, glory.

South.
Stocking his messenger.

Sbakspeare.
Scine honour of your own acquire;
Add to that stock, which justly we bestow,

4. TO STOCK up. To extirpate. Ot those blest shades to whon, you all things ouve.

The wild boar not only spoils her branches,

but stocks up her roots. Decay of Piety.

Dryden. STO'CKDOVE. n. s. (palumbes.] Yet was she not yrofuse, but fear’d to waste,

Ring And wisely manag'd that the stock might last;

dove. That all might be supplied, and she not grieve,

Stock.loves and turtles tell their am'rous pain, When crowds appear’d, she had not to relieve;

And, from the lofty elnış, of love complain. Which to prevent, she still increasid her store;

Dryden. Laid up, and spar’d, that she might give the more.

SrO'CKFISH. n. s. (stockevisch, Durch.)

Dryden. Dried cod, so called from its hardness. Beneath one law bees live,

STOCKGI'LLYFLOWER, 1. s. [leucoium, And with one common stock their traffick drive:

Lat.] A plant.

Miler. All is the state's, the state provides for all.

Dryden.

STOCKING. . s. [The original word Nor do those ills on single bodies prcy;

seems to be stock; whence stocks, a priBut oftner bring the nation to decay,

son for the legs. Stock, in the old lan. And sweep the present stock and future hope

guage, made the plural stocken, which away:

Dryden.

was used for a pair of siocks or covers If parents die without actually transferring their right to another, why does it not return

for the legs. Stocken was in time taken to the common stock of mankind ? Lucko.

for a singular, and pronounced stocking. When we brought it out, it took such a quan

The like corruption has happened to tity of air into its lungs, that it swelled almost chick, chicken, chickens.) The covering twice as big as, before; and it was perhaps on of the leg. this stock of air that it lived a minute longer

In his first approach 'before my lady he will the second time.

Addison,

come to her in yellow stockings, and 't is a colour Be ready to give and glad to distribute, by set

she abhors.

Sbakspeare. ting apart something out of thy st.ck for the use

By the loyalty of that town, he procured shoes, of some charities.

diterbury.

stockings, and money for his soldiers. Clarendeu. Of those stars, which our imperfect eye

Unless we should expect that nature should Has doond and fix'd in one eternal sky,

make jerkins and stonings grow out of the Each, by a native si ck of honow great,

ground, what could she do better than afford us May dan strong iniluence, and ditiuse kind heat.

su tie materials for clothing as the wool of sheep? Prior.

Nyre. They had law-suits; but, though they spent He spent half a day to look for his odů siecktheir income, they never mortgaged the stock.

ing, when he had them boil upon a leg. L'Estr. Arbuthnot,

At am'rous Flavio is thic cking thrown; She has divie'cd part of her estate amongst

That very night he longs to lie alone. Pape thein, that every one may be charitable out of

The families of tarners live in tilih and nas je their own stuch, and each of them lake it in their

ness, without a shoe or stocking to their feet. turns to provide for the poor and sick of the pa

Swift. rish.

Low.

TO STO'CKING. 1. a. (from the noun.] II. Quantity; store ; body.

Tv dress in stockings He proposes to himself no small stock of fume ir future ages, in being the first who has under

Stocking'd with loads or fat town Jirt he goes. taken this design. Arbuthnot.

Dry-e.

STO'CSJOBBER. ". s. [stock and job.] A 12. A fund established by the government, low wretch, who geis moiley by buying of which the value rises and falls by ar

and selling shaves in the funds. tifice or chance.

The stockj.bber thus trun 'Change-alley gees An artificial wealth of funds and stocks was in

do!!!), the hands of those who had been plundering the And ti;s you the freeman a wink; publick.

Swift. Let me have but your vore to serve for the Statesman ard patrict piy alike the stocks, Peeress and butli share alike the box. Pope. And here is a guinea to drink. Sariff. TOS: OCK. v. a. (from the noun.]

$10'6* 15H. adj. [from stock.] Hari;

blockish. 1. To stoie; to fill sufficiently.

If a man will commit such rules to his memory, and stock his mind with portions of scripture

Did feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and

foods; ansia e lo ali the heads of duty, his conscien

South.

Since nought so stockisb, hard, and full of rage, can neti be at a luss. I, who it ore with shepherds in the groves

But musick for the time doth change his nature. Sung Koliy Osinisiipe their rural laves,

Sbaisports Manin d the globe, unustuck the fruitful plain. Sro'ck! OCK.n. s. (stock and lock.] Lock

Dryden. fixed in wood. The would be to be stacked with people,

There are locks for several purposes; as streetaj uman industry Callied tisose uninhabitable

dour-locks, called stockbooks; chamber-door

bunel. locks, Cailed spring-locks; and cupbuard-locks. Span195 a ! rivers are by large suspires con

Moxca. tinually stocked wit water. Woodewards

STOCKS. n. s. [commonly without the 2. To lay up in bune: as, he stocks what singuidSee SiOCKING.] he cannot use.

I Prison for the legs.

town,

The poet

pites.

noon.

Fetch forth the stocks :

Is 't near dinner time? I would it were, 4s I have life and honour, there shall he sit till That you might kill your stomach on your meat; Sbakspeare. And not upon your maid.

Sbakspeare. Tom is whipe from sything to tything, stock Instead of trumpet and of drum, punished, and imprisoned.

Shakspeare.

That makes the warrior's stomach come. Butler. Matrimony is expressed by a young man standing, his legs being fast in a pair of stocks. Peacbam.

5. Sullenness; resentment ; stubbornness.

Some of the chiefest laity professed with greatThe stocks hinder his legs from obeying the er stomach their judgments, that such a discidetermination of his mind, if it would transfer pline was little better than popish eyranny dishis body to another place.

Lecke.
guised under a new form.

Hooker. 2. Wooden work upon which ships are They plainly saw, that when stomach doth built.

strive with wir, the match is not equal. Hooker. STOCKSTI'LL. adj. (stock and still.] Mo

Whereby the ape in wondrous stomach wox, tionless as logs.

Strongly encourag'd by the cratry, fox. Spenser.

That nobles should such stomacbo bcar! Qur preachers stand stockstill in the pulpit, and will not so much as move a finger to set off

I myself fighe not once in forty year. Sbaksp. the best sermon.

It stuck in the camel's stomach, chat bulls should Addison.

be armed with horns, and that a creature of his Sroke, Stoak, seem to come from the

size should be left defenceless. L'Estrange. Saxon stocce, signifying the stock or Not courage, but stomach, that makes people body of a tree.

Gibson. break rather than they will bend. L'Estrange. STOLE, n. s. (stola, Lat.) A long vest.

This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obOver all a black stolas he did throw,

stinacy, and stomach, the widl, where the faulo As one that inly mourned. Spenser.

Locke.

lies, must be bent. The solemn feast of Ceres now was near,

6. Pride ; haughtiness. When long white linen stoles the matrons wear. Arius, a subtile-witted and a marvellous fair

Dryden. spoken man, was discontented that one should be STOLE. The preterit of steal.

placed before him in honour, whose superior he A factor stole a gem away.

Popes

thought himself in desert, because through envy STOLEN. The participle passive of steal.

and stomach prone unto contradiction. Hooker.

He was a man Stalen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Proveris.

Of an unbounded stomach, ever ranking
Himself with princes.

Sbakspeared STOLIDITY. n. s. (stolidus, Lat. stolidité, TO STOʻMACH. v. a. (stomachor, Latin.] Fr.] Stupidity; want of sense.

To resent ; to remember with anger and These are the fools in the text, indocile un

malignity. tractable fools, whose stolidity can battle all arruments.

Bentley.

Believe not all; or, if you must believe,
Stomach not all.

Sbakspeare. STOʻMACH. n. s. [estomach, Fr. stoma Jonathan loved David, and the people applaudchus, Latin. ]

ed him; only Saul stomached him, and therefore hated him.

Hell. 1. The ventricle in which food is di

The lion began to shew his teeth, and to stogested.

mach the affront.

L'Estrange. If you 're sick at sea,

TO STO'MACH. v. n. To be Or stomach qualm'd at land, a dram of this

angry. Will drive away distemper. Sbakspeare.

Let a man, though never so justly, oppose

himself unto those that are disordered in their This filthy simile, this beastly line,

ways, and what one amongst them commonly Quite turns my stomach.

deth not stomacbat such contradiction, storm at 2. Appetite, desire of food.

reproof, and hate such as would reform them? Tell me, what is 't that takes from thee

Hooker. Thy stomach, plezsure, and thy golden sleep?

SrOʻMACHED. adj. [from stomach.] Filled

Sbakspeare, Will fortune never come with both hands full,

with passions of resentment. But write her fair words still in foulest letters? High stomacb'd are they both, and full of ire; She either gives a stomach, and no food;

In rage deaf as the sea, liasty as fire. Sbaksje Such are the poor in health: or else a feast, STOMACHER. n. s. [from stomach ) An And takes away the stomach; such the rich, That bave abundance and enjoy it not. Shaksp.

ornamental covering worn by women on

the breast. As appetite or stomach to meat is a sign of bealth in the body, so is this hunger in the soul

Golden quoifs and stomacbers, a vital quality, an evidence of some life of grace For my lads to give their dears. Shakspeare. in the heart; whereas decay of appetite, and the

Instead of a stomacher, a girding of sackcloth.

Isaiake Do manner of stomach, is a most desperate prognostick.

Hammond

Thou marry':- cvery year 3. Inclination ; liking.

The lyrick lark and the grave whispering dove, He which hath no stomach to this fight,

The sparrow that neglects his life for love, Let him depart.

Shakspeare.
The household bird with the red stomacher.

Donne. The unusual distance of time made it subject STO'NACHFUL. adj. (stomachosus, Lat. to every man's note, that it was an act against his stomach, and put upon him by necessity of stomach and full ] Sullen ; stubborn ; state.

Bacor,

perverse. The very trade weat against his stomach.

A stomaclful boy, put to school, the whole L'Estrange.

world could not bring to pronounce the first let1. (stomachus, Lat.] Anger ; violence of

L'Estrange. temper.

Obstinate or stomach ful crying should not be Disdain he called was, and did disdain

permitted, because it is another way of encoue To be so call’d, and who so did him call:

raging those passions which 't is our business to subdue.

Lorde Stern as his look, and full of stomach vain, His portance terrible, and stature tall. Spenser, STOʻMACHFULNESS, M. s. [from stomacia:

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ful.) Stubbornness; sullenness; ob the seed, and is itself contained in the stinacy.

fruit. STOMA'CHICAL. adi. (stomachique, Fr.] To make fruits without core or stone is a clo STOMA'CHICK. Relating to the sto

riosity.

Bacon. mach; pertaining to the stomach.

7. Testicle, An hypochondriack consumption is an ex

8. A weight containing fourteen pounds. tenuation, occasioned by an infarction and ob A store of meat is eight pounds. struction of the stomacbick vessels through me Does Wood think that we will sell him a stone lancholy humours. Harvey. of wool for his counters?

Swift. By a catarrh the stomachical ferment is vi

9. A runeral monument. tiated.

Floger.

Should some relenting eye STOMA'CHICK. n. s. [from stomach.) A Glance on the stone where our cold reliques lie. medicine for the stomach.

Pope. STO'M ACHLESS. adj. [stomach and less.] 10. It is taken for a state of torpidness and Being without appetite.

insensibility: SrO'MACHOUs. adj. (stomachosus, Latin.]

I have not yet forgot myself to store. Popen Stout; angry; sullen ; obstinate.

Ob.

II. STONE is used by way of exazgera. solete.

tion. That stranger knight in presence came,

What need you be so boist'rous rough? And goodly salved them; but nought again

I will not struggle, I will stand store still. Sbaks. Him answered, as courtesy became;

And there lies Whaсum by my side, But with stern looks, and stomachous disdain,

Stone dead, and in his own blond dyed. Hutis. Gave signs of grudge and discontentment vain.

The fellow held his breath, and lay stone still,

as it he was d-ad.

Spenser. STOND. n. s. [for stand.)

She had gor a trick of holding her breath, and

L'Estrange 1. Post; station. Obsolete.

lying at her length for sion: dead

The cottagers, having ckes a country-dalice On th' other side, th' assieged castle's ward

together, had been all out, and scuod stonescu Their stedfast stonds did mightily maintain.

with amazement.

Paper Spenser.

12. To have no STONE unturnd, To do 2. Stop ; indisposition to proceed. There bo not stonds nor ressiveness in a man's

every thing that can be done for the pronature; but the wheels of his mind keep way

duction or promotion of any effect. with the wheels of his fortune.

Bacon.

Women, that ift no s'oue unturn'd,

In which the cause miglit be concern'd, STONE. n. s. [stains, Gothick ; stan, Brought in their children's spoups and whistles, Saxon; steen, Dutch.

To purchase swords, carbines, and pistols. Hudib. $. Stones are bodies insipid, hard, not duc he crime, invented, lepi unturn'a' no stone tile or malleable, nor soluble in water.

To make my guilt appear, and hide his own. Woodward.

STONE. adj. Made of stone. Stones are, the softer and the harder. Of the

Present her at the leet, softer stores are, 1. The foliaceous or flaky, as talk. 2. The fibrose, as the asbestus. 3. The

Because she bought stone juss, and no seald

quarts. granulat. c, as the gypsum. Of the harder stories

Sbakspeures are, 1. T..e opake stones, as limestone. 2. The TO STONE. v. a. (from the noun.] seni-pelli:cid, as agate. 3. The pellucid, as cry: 1. To pel", or beat, or kill with stones. stal and the gems.

These people be almost ready to stone me. Five sharp smooth stones from the next brook he chose,

Crucifixion was a punishment unknown to the And fits them to his sling.

Cowley Jerish laws, among whom the stoning Relentless time, destroying power,

was the punishment for blasphemy. Stejbeüs. Whom stone and brass obcy.

Parnell,

2. To barden. 2. Piece of stone cui for building,

Oh perjur'd woman! thou dost store my heart; Should I go to church,

And mak'st me call what I intend to do And see the holy edifice of storie,

A murder, which I ghought a sacritice. Shaksp. And not bechink me straight of dang'rous rocks!

Slaispar. STO'NEBREAK.n...(saxifraga anglicanu.] The English used the stones to reinforce the An herb. pier.

Hayward. SI O'NECHATTER. n. s. (rubetra, Latin.] 3 Gem; precious stone.

A bird.
I thought I saw

STO'NECRAY.n. s. A distemper in hawks, Wedges of gola, great anchors, heaps of pearl,

STOVECROP.

. 1. S. A sort of trte. Inestimable stones, unvalued jewels. Sbaispeare, 4. Any thing made of stone.

Stortorop tree is a beautiful tree, but not com Lend me a looking.glass; If that her breath will mist or stain the stane, STO'NECUTTER. 1. s. [from stone and ento Why then she lives.

Sbakspeare. ter. ] One whose trade is to hew stones: 5. Calculous concretion in the kidneys or A stonecutter's man had the vesicula of his.

bladder; the disease arising from a lungs so stuffed with dusi, that, in cutting, the calculuz.

kote went as is through a heap of sard. Derbe A specifick remedy for preventing of the stone Niy prosecutor provided me a monument at I take to be the constant use of ale hoof-ale.

the stonecuiter's, and would have crected it ih Tomke.

the parish-church. A gentleman supposed his difficulty in erning Si 'O'NEFERN. n. s. A plant. Ainscuoriho proceeded t:om the suns.

Wiserar. STO'NEFLY. 17. s. Au insect. minsauerth, 6. Tie lasenbich in some fruits contains S1 O'NEFRUIT. n. so '[stone and fruits)

Dryden.

Exodus.

to death

Ainsworth.

dinsuortb.

mon.

Mortimere

Szeifi.

Fruit of which the seed is covered with

I will clear their senses dark, a bird hell envelop.d in the pulp.

What may suffice, and soften stony hearts We gathered ripe apricocks and ripe plums

To pray, repent, and bring obedience due. Mitt. upon one tree, from which we expect some other

Indiff'rence, clad in wisdom's guise, sorts of stonefruit.

Boyle.

All fortitude of mind supplies;
For how can stony bowels

mert, Sro'N HA Á K. n. s. [lithofalco, Lat.] A

Io those who never pity felt?

Stvift. kind of hawk.

Ainsworth.

Srood. The preterit of To stand. STO'NEHORSE. n. S. (stone and horse.) A

Adam, at the news, horse not castrated.

Heart-struck with chilling gripe of sorrow stond. Where there is most arable land, stoneborses

Miltores or geldings are more necessary. Mortimer. STOOL. n, s. (stols, Gothick; szol, Sai, STON EPiS. n. s. (stone and fit.] A

stoel, Dutch.] quarry ; a pit where stones are dug. 1. A seat without a back, so distinguish. There is one found in a stonepit. Woodrvard.

ed from a chair. STO'NEPITCH. n. s. [from stone and pitch.] If a chair be defined a seat for a single person, Hard inspissated pitch.

with a back belonging to it, then a stool is a sex The Egyptian mummies are reported to be as for a single person without a back.

Watts. hai i as stonepitch.

Bacon. .

Thou fearful fool, STONEPLOVER. N. so [pluvialis cinerca.] Why takest not of the saine fruit of gold? A bird.

Ainswortb.

Ne sittest down on that same silver stool, SIO'S ESMICKLE. n. so [mascinata.] A

To rest thy weary person in the shadow cold? bird.

Spensor. Ainsworth.

Now, which were wise, and which were fools! STO'NEWORK, n. s. (stone and work.] Poor Alma sits between two stools; Building of stone.

The more she reads, the more perplext. Prior. They make two walls with flat stones, and fill 2. Evacuation by purgative medicines. the space with earth, and so they continue the There be medicines that move stools, and not stonervork.

Mortimer.

urine; some other urine, and not stools: those STO'NINESS. n. s. [from stany ]

that purge by stool, are such as enter not at all. 1. The quality of having many stones.

or little, into the mesentery veins; but either The name Hexton owes its original to the

at the first are not digestible by the stomach, stoniness of the place.

Hearne. and therefore move immediately downwards to Small gravel or stoniness is found therein. the guts; or else are afterwards rejected by the

Mortimer. mesentery veins, and so turn likewise down2. Hardness of mind.

wards to the guts.

Bacon.

The peristaltick motion, or repeated changes He hath some stonyness at the bottom. Hamm. Sto'x Y. adj. (trum stone.]

of contraction and dilatation, is not in the lower

guts, else one would have a continual needing of 1. Made of stone.

going to stool.

Arbutbnot, Nor story tower, nor walls of beaten brass,

3. S100L of Repentance, or Cutty Stool, in Can be retentive to the strength of spirit. Shak. With love's light wings did I o'erperch these

the kirks of Scotland, is somewhat anawails;

logous to the pillory. It is elevated For stony limits cannot hold love out. Sbaksp. above the congregation. In some places Nor slept the winds

there may be a seat in it; but it is geWithin their stony caves, but rush'd abroad

nerally without, and the person stands From the four hinges of the world, and fell

therein who has been guilty of fornicaOn the vext wilderness, whose tallest pines, Though roored deep as high and sturdiest oaks,

tion, for three Sundays, in the forenoon; Bow'd their stiffnecks, loaden with stormy blasts,

and after sermon is called upon by name Or torn up sheer.

Milton. and surname, the beadle or kirk-officer Here the marshy grounds approach your fields, bringing the offender, if refractory, forAnd there the soil a stony harvest yields. Dryd. war. i to his post; and then the preacher

As in spires he stood, he turn’d to stone;
The stony snake retain'd the figure still his own.

proceeds to admonition. Here too are Dryden.

set to publick view adulterers; only They suppose these bodies to be only water these are habited in a coarse canvas, anpetrified, or converted into these sparry or story alogous to a hairy or monastick vest, icicles.

Woodward.

with a hood to it, which they call the 2. Abounding with stones.

sack, or sackcloth ; and that every SunFrom the stony Mänalus Bring your Hocks, and live with us.' Milton,

day throughout a year, or longer. 3. Petrifick.

Unequal and unreasonable judgment of things

brings many a great man to the stool of repentNow let the stony dart of senseless cold

L'Estrange Pierce to my heart, and pass through every side. Sto'OLBALL. n. s. (stool and ball.] A

Spenser. 4. Hard ; in flexible : unrelenting.

play where balls are driven from stool to The slony hardnees of too many patrons hearts,

stool. not touched with any feeling in this case. Hooker.

While Betty dances on the green,
Thou art come to answer

And Susan is at stoolball seen.

Prior. A stany adversary, an inhuman wretch Uncapable of pity.

TO STOOP. v. n. (rtupian, Saxon; stage

Sbakspeare. Eight yards of uneven ground is threescore

pen, Dutch.] and ten 'miles a-foot with me, and the stonya

1. To bend down; to bend forward. barted villains know it.

Sbaksptare.

Like unto the boughs of this tree he bended At this sight

downward, and stooped toward the earth. Raleigh. My heart is turn'd to stone; and, while 't is mins, 2. To lean forward standing or walking.

Sbalsperrt. When Pelopidas and Ismenias were sent to Ar

ance.

It shall be story.

won.

forertes, Pelopidas did nothing unworthy; but STO'OPINGLY. adv. [from stooping.] Ismepias let fall his ring to the ground, and, With inclination downward. stooping for that, was thought to make his adora

Nani was noted to tread softly, to walk stope Stillingfieet.

ingly, and raise himseit from benches with latoHe stooping open'd my left side, and took

rious gecture.

Wetton, From thence a rib.

Milton.

TO STOP. v. a. (estouper, French ; stop3. To yield ; to bend ; to submit. I am the son of Henry the Fifth,

pare, Italian ; stoppen, Dutch.) Who made the dauphin and the French to stoop.

1. To hinder from progressive motion. Sbakıpeare.

From the oracle Mighty in her ships stood Carthage long, They will bring all; whose spiritual counsel had And swept the riches of the world from far;

Shall stop or spur me.

Sbusspeare. Yet stoop'd to Rome, less wealthy, but inore

2. To hinder from successive operation. strong.

Dryden.

Can any dresses find a way 4. To descend from rank or dignity.

To stop the approaches of decay,

Dorsche Where men of great wealth stoop to husbandry,

And mend a ruin'd face? it multiplieth riches exceedingly. Bacon. 3. To hinder from any change of state,

He that condescended so far, and stooped so whether to heiter or worse. low, to invite and to bring us to heaven, will not 4. To hinder from action or practice. refuse us a gracious reception there. Boyle.

Friend, 't is the duke's pleasure, 5. To yield ; to be inferiour.

Whose disposition, all the world well knows, Death his death-wound shall then receive, Will not be rubb'd nor stoppid. Sbaksteori And stoop inglorious.

Milton. As the truth of Christ is in one, no man shall These are arts, my prince,

stop me of this boasting. o Corintbians, In which your Zama does not stoop to Rome. s. To put an end to the motion or action

Addison. 6. To sink from resolution or superiority ;

of any thing ; to intercept.

Almon falls, to condescend.

Pierc'd with an arrow from the distant war: They, whose authority is required unto the Fix'd in his throat the flying weapon stood, satisfying of your demand, do think it both dan

And stopp'd his breath, and drank his vital blood. gerous to admit such concourse of divided minds;

Dryden. and unmeet that their laws, which, being once 6. To repress; to suspend. solemnly established, are to exact obedience of

Every bold sinner, when about to engage in all men, and to constrain thereunto, should so

the commission of any known sin, should arrest far stoop as to hold themselves in suspence from his confidence, and stop the execution of his pur. taking any effect upon you, till some disputer

pose with this question : Do I believe that God can persuade you to be obedient. Hooker.

has denounced death to such a practice, or do I 7. To come down on prey as a falcon.

Soutb. The bird of Jove stooped from bis airy lour, 7. To suppress. Two birds of gayest plume before him drove

He, on occasion of stopping my play, did me a Milton.

good office at court, by representing it as long 8. To alight from the wing.

ago designed.

Dryden. Saran ready now

8. To regulate musical strings with the To stoop with wearied wings and willing feet On the bare outside of this world. Milton.

fingers.

In instruments of strings, if you stop a string Twelve swans beho'd in beauteous order move,

high, whereby it hath less scope to tremble, tha And stoop with closing pinions from above.

Dryden.

sound is more treble, but yet more dead. Basert. 9. To sink to a lower place.

To close an aperture.

9. Cou'ring low

Smke every fenced city, stop all wells of wa

ter, and mar land with stones. 2 Kings. With blandishment, eachi bird stoop don his wing.

Afilson.

They pulled away the shoulder, and stored

their ears, that they should not hear. Zeb. STOO?. n. s. [from the verb:]

A hawk's bell, the hole stopped up, hang by a 1. Act of stcoping ; inclination downward. thread within a boule-gluss, and stop the glass

close with wax.

Bacou. 2. Descent from dignity or superiority. any loyal subject see

His majesty stopped a leak that did much harm. Can

Baces. With patience such a strop from sovereignty? An ocean pour'd upon a narrow brook? Dryd.

Stoppings and suffocations are dangerous in the bowly.

Bace. 3. Fall of a bird upon his prey..

They first raised an army with this design, co Now will I wander through the air,

stop my mouth, or force my consent. K. Charles. Mount, make a stoop at every fair. Waller.

Celsus gives a precept about bleeding, that An eagle made a stoop at him in the middle of

when the blood is good, irhici: is to be judged by his exaltation, and carried him away. I'Estr.

the colour, that immediately the vein should be (rroppa, Saxon; stoope, Dutch.) A

stopped.

drbubut. vessel of liquor.

10. To obstruct; to encumber. Come, lieutenant, I have a stoop of wine; and Mountains of ice that siop th' imagin'd way. here without are a brace of gallants, that would fain have a measure to the health of Othello.

II. To garnish with proper punctuation. There is nothing more in me, sir, but niay be To STOP. V. n. squeezed out without racking, only a stoop or 1. To cease to forward.

Denbum,

Some strange commotion
A caldron of fat beef, and stoop of ale,

Is in his brain: he bites his iip, and starts;
On the huzzaing mob shall mait prevail,

Stops on a sudden, looks open te ground, Than if you give them, with the nicest art, Then lays his finger on his tempk; straitli **80:sts of peacocks brains, or filbert tart. King. Springs out into fast gait, then steps awit.

not?

Shakspeare.

go

two of wine.

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