from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic A short time; a while.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An hour.
- n. A tide, season.
- n. A time, length of time, hour, while.
- n. A brief span of time, moment, instant.
- n. A moment or instance of urgency; exigence.
- n. A sharp or sudden pain; a shock, an attack.
- n. A fit, an episode or sudden outburst of emotion; a rush.
- v. To hurt, pain, smart.
- v. To be in pain or sorrow, mourn.
- v. To long or pine after, desire.
- v. To stand still; stop.
- v. To stop to listen; pause.
- n. A stand; a stop.
- n. A receptacle for holding small beer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Stunned.
- n. A sudden, severe pain or grief; peril; alarm.
- n. Astonishment; amazement.
- n. Hour; time; season.
- n. A brief space of time; a moment.
- n. A vessel for holding small beer.
- intransitive v. To be in pain or sorrow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To ache; smart.
- To long; pine: as, the cows stound for grass.
- To stun as with strokes; beat heavily: as, to stound the ears with the strokes of a bell.
- To astound; amaze.
- n. A time: a short time; a while; a moment; an instant.
- n. Sorrow; grief; longing.
- n. A stunning blow or stroke; the force of a blow.
- n. Astonishment; amazement; bewilderment.
- n. An obsolete past participle of stun.
- n. A vessel to contain small beer.
He lay and slept, and swet a stound, And became whole and sound.
Save what happened unto many in the bygone stound.
He met Runny Babbit hopping where the stound was grony.
The gunner in that stound with two darts strooke at last,
Ech Mariner, so in that stound that they nothing did feare.
We just stared at him, and when Eachan spoke it was like a man in a stound.
Betty, it seemed, from a narrative that gave me a stound of anguish, had never managed to join her father in the boats going over to Cowal the day the MacDonalds attacked the town.
Prince Wynd's heart gave a great stound, and back rushed the blood into his face, that had been so pale and grim, and none was quick enough to come between him and what his heart had told his mind, and what his mind most gladly willed.
While in this doubtful stound  she stood, she cast her eye aside,
And all his sences +stound+, that still he lay full low.