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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To be fixed or set; to stay.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To be fixed or set; to stay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


Compare Danish staae ("to stand"). (Wiktionary)



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