Steening
Steening Steen"ing, n. A lining made of brick, stone, or other hard material, as for a well. [Written also {steaning}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • steening — noun or steining also steyning ( s) Etymology: from gerund of steen (I) : a lining (as for a well) of stone, brick, or other hard material to prevent caving in or washing away of soil …   Useful english dictionary

  • steaning — Steening Steen ing, n. A lining made of brick, stone, or other hard material, as for a well. [Written also {steaning}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steining — noun see steening * * * steenˈing, steanˈing or steinˈing noun Such a lining or the process of making it • • • Main Entry: ↑steen * * * steining variant of steening …   Useful english dictionary

  • stean — Steen Steen (st[=e]n), n. [AS. st[=ae]na. See {Stone}.] [Written also {stean}.] 1. A vessel of clay or stone. An huge great earth pot steane. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steaning — Stean ing, n. See {Steening}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steen — (st[=e]n), n. [AS. st[=ae]na. See {Stone}.] [Written also {stean}.] 1. A vessel of clay or stone. An huge great earth pot steane. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern, etc.; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steining — Stein ing, n. See {Steening}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steyning — noun see steening …   Useful english dictionary

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