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  • verb transitive, obsolete To bring to an end; put a stop to.
  • verb intransitive, obsolete To stop; stay; remain.

Etymologies

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From Middle English atstunten, etstunten, ætstunten, from Old English ætstyntan ("to blunt, dull, weaken"), equivalent to at- +‎ stunt or at- +‎ stint. See astint.

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