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- proper n. The Sten gun, a family of British 9-millimeter submachine guns used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II, the Korean War and may other conflicts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See stend.
From the names of the weapon's chief designers, Major Reginald Shepherd and Harold Turpin, and EN for Enfield (Wiktionary)