Stab
Stab Stab (st[a^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stabbed} (st[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stabbing}.] [Cf. OD. staven to fix, fasten, fr. stave, staff, a staff, rod; akin to G. stab a staff, stick, E. staff; also Gael. stob to stab, as n., a stake, a stub. Cf. {Staff}.] 1. To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation. [1913 Webster]


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