Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of stanchion.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stanchion.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Flags festooned the running-track around the pitch, hung from every means of support, such as stanchions and pillars, and were draped continuously along the edge of the upper-tier of the stands.

    Berlin Game

  • You'd better get some catalogs, too, Bob, on cow stable fittings, such as stanchions, sanitary water bowls and manure carriers.

    Hidden Treasure

  • Employees maneuver past retractable stanchions and temporary paper scrims obscuring some 130 objects of Mr. Cattelan's irreverent oeuvre that dangle from aluminum truss in the Guggenheim's rotunda.

    For Coda, Artist Hangs Himself

  • The hunters' whip skimming over their cowered heads silences the pandemonium, and then suddenly we are on our way and I am left to sprint after the rapidly disappearing napariaq the pair of wooden stanchions at the rear of a sledge.

    World's race for economic growth threatens Greenland's pure white wilderness

  • Reuters Ticket agents remove the stanchions that form the ticketing lines at JFK International Airport as the New York prepares for Hurricane Irene.

    Flight Cancellations, Airport Closings Mount

  • The creaking and groaning of the timbers, stanchions, and bulkheads, as the strain the vessel was undergoing was felt, served to drown the groans of the dying man as he tossed uneasily in his bunk.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • There, amid torqued stanchions, lay a limp figure, pierced in many places and bloodless.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • At eight thirty Monday morning, two days after the debate, Morrison campaign volunteers had finished hanging a blue sheet on the wall of the otherwise drab conference room of a precision tool company in Columbus, Ohio, and were moving two flags and stanchions into place.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • But further investigation revealed the existing stanchions from the original building.

    Opulently Hidden, In Plain Sight

  • At eight thirty Monday morning, two days after the debate, Morrison campaign volunteers had finished hanging a blue sheet on the wall of the otherwise drab conference room of a precision tool company in Columbus, Ohio, and were moving two flags and stanchions into place.

    O: A Presidential Novel

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.