Definitions

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  • adverb In a stooping or inclined position.

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  • adverb In a stooping or inclined position.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ stoop

Examples

  • He had been traveling astoop, partly because the burden of his years weighed heavy on his shoulders, partly as if his muscles had unconsciously reverted to the easy, slouching, climbing-stoop of the Kentucky mountaineer.

    In Old Kentucky

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