Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of stanchel.

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Examples

  • This is by way of reply to your statement that there isn't a gap, a weak rail, a rotten stake, or a split rider in all your political fences; that you've got everything inclosed seven rails high and are only waiting for the congressional convention to drive the delegates right into the "stanchels" and have them counted.

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • ` ` Now, sir, we have patiently heard you, and we just wish you to understand, in the way of answer, that you may as well argue to the ashlar-work and iron stanchels of the Tolbooth as think to change our purpose ---

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • “Now, sir, we have patiently heard you, and we just wish you to understand, in the way of answer, that you may as well argue to the ashlar-work and iron stanchels of the Tolbooth as think to change our purpose — Blood must have blood.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • "Now, sir, we have patiently heard you, and we just wish you to understand, in the way of answer, that you may as well argue to the ashlar-work and iron stanchels of the Tolbooth as think to change our purpose -- Blood must have blood.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

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