Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A step; usually in the plural, steps or stairs.

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Examples

  • June 18th Monday Some raind last night, Sent out 6 Hunters to day across the R. they Killed 5 Deer & Colter a Bear verry fat we continue to repare our ropes & make oars all day, heavy rain all the fore pt. of the day, the party Drying meat & greesing themselves, Several men with the Disentary, and two thirds of them with ulsers or Boils, Some with 8 or 10 of those Turners Mesquetors verry bad we finish our Cords & oars this evening Men in Spirits

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

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