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  • noun Plural form of stile.

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Examples

  • The forms of courtship as the word stiles it, do not subsist between the young folks, but I am satisfied that both are fixed, provided your consent may one day be obtained.

    Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 27 December 1783

  • Near the stiles were the neighbors 'children, and around the barn was gathered every darky on the place, while behind the hedge and peeping through it were the Major and the General, the one chuckling, the other smiling indulgently.

    The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

  • The panels - the broad rectangles on the door face - are surrounded by vertical strips called stiles, and horizontal strips called rails.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The upright, outside pieces are called the "stiles," the horizontal pieces the "rails."

    Handwork in Wood

  • Especially since none of it was on flat ground (and did I mention there were 71 stiles?).

    Hadrian's Wall Day #3: The Triumphant Descent

  • Especially since none of it was on flat ground (and did I mention there were 71 stiles?).

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • For a while I would like what cannot be, to travel with you the red-brown country-roads fragrant with hay, to cross the stiles and knock upon the cabin doors, and enter where sorrow and where gladness is, big with greeting and sure of welcome.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Until you have climbed over 71 of them (they're marked on the map and I just counted). 71 is a lot of stiles.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • All submitted comments are subject to the rules set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. from DA Yooper wrote 2 weeks 1 day ago both stiles pond and oconto river are safe to drive on. both bodys of water are in the oconto falls WI area

    ice thickness conditions and maps

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    ice thickness conditions and maps

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