Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A preterit of steal.
  • To stand still; become stalled or mired, as a cart; be fixed or set.
  • To put to a standstill.
  • To clog; glut; surfeit; disgust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb Prov. Eng. To be fixed or set; to stay.

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

  • verb UK, dialect, intransitive To be fixed or set; to stay.

Etymologies

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Compare Danish staae ("to stand").

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