Stente
Stent Stent, v. t. [Obs. imp. {Stente}; obs. p. p. {Stent}.] [See {Stint}.] To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint. [1913 Webster]

Then would he weep, he might not be stent. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Yet n'ould she stent Her bitter railing and foul revilement. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Stent — Stent, v. t. [Obs. imp. {Stente}; obs. p. p. {Stent}.] [See {Stint}.] To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint. [1913 Webster] Then would he weep, he might not be stent. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Yet n ould she stent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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