Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as astonishment.

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Examples

  • "Talkin ''bout Brer Jack put me in min' 'bout a tale w'ich she sho'ly mus 'er happen down dar in dat ar country whar Brer Jack come fum, en it sorter ketch me in de neighborhoods er de' stonishment 'kaze he ain't done up'n tell it.

    Nights With Uncle Remus

  • "Talkin ''bout Brer Jack put me in min' 'bout a tale w'ich she sho'ly mus 'er happen down dar in dat ar country whar Brer Jack come fum, en it sorter ketch me in de neighborhoods er de' stonishment 'kaze he aint done up'n tell it.

    Nights With Uncle Remus Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation

  • Ah dunno as Ah evah see a hoss mo 'took by' stonishment dan he wuz when Ah step brisk-like into his stall an 'sez' Doggone yo ', Brandy Boy, don't yo' know de sun's gwine to be up in less'n two hours?

    Viola Gwyn

  • ? as either flabbergasted or was a superb actor, ran Zoffany seemed stricken dumb with stonishment.

    Put On By Cunning

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