stanchel
Stanchion Stan"chion (st[a^]n"sh[u^]n; 277), n. [OF. estanson, estan[,c]on, F. ['e]tan[,c]on, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Stanza}.] [Written also {stanchel}.] 1. (Arch.) A prop or support; a piece of timber in the form of a stake or post, used for a support or stay. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) Any upright post or beam used as a support, as for the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall. [1913 Webster]


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  • Stanchel — Stan chel (st[a^]n sh[e^]l), n. A stanchion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stanchel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stanchel — stan·chel …   English syllables

  • stanchel — ˈstanchəl noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from Middle French estanchielle, diminutive of Old French estanche stay, prop more at stanchion dialect : stanchion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Stanchion — Stan chion (st[a^]n sh[u^]n; 277), n. [OF. estanson, estan[,c]on, F. [ e]tan[,c]on, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Stanza}.] [Written also {stanchel}.] 1. (Arch.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand hawk — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standgale — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standgall — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staniel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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