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  • n. the act of stammering
  • v. Present participle of stammer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering.
  • n. A disturbance in the formation of sounds. It is due essentially to long-continued spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm, by which expiration is prevented, and hence it may be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Hesitating speech; imperfect articulation; stuttering.

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