Stancher
Stancher Stanch"er (st[.a]nch"[~e]r), n. One who, or that which, stanches, or stops, the flowing, as of blood. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stancher — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stancher — noun see stanch I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stancher — See stanch1. * * * …   Universalium

  • stancher — snatcher …   Anagrams dictionary

  • stancher — stanch·er …   English syllables

  • stancher — pronunc at stanch+ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from stanchen to stanch + er : one that stanches; especially …   Useful english dictionary

  • snatcher — stancher …   Anagrams dictionary

  • stanch — stanch1 stanchable, adj. stancher, n. /stawnch, stanch, stahnch/, v.t. 1. to stop the flow of (a liquid, esp. blood). 2. to stop the flow of blood or other liquid from (a wound, leak, etc.). 3. Archaic. to check, allay, or extinguish. v.i …   Universalium

  • Stanch — Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stanchest — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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