Stound
Stound Stound (stound), a. [See {Stound}, v. i.] Stunned. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Stound — (stound), v. i. [Cf. {Astound}, {Stun}.] To be in pain or sorrow. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stound — Stound, n. [AS. stund; akin to D. stond, G. stunde, Icel. stund.] 1. Hour; time; season. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A brief space of time; a moment. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {In a stound}, suddenly. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stound — Stound, n. 1. A sudden, severe pain or grief; peril; alarm. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Astonishment; amazement. [Obs.] Spenser. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stound — Stound, n. [Cf. {Stand}.] A vessel for holding small beer. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stound — [stound] n. [ME stunde < OE stund, akin to Ger stunde, ON stund, hour, while: for IE base see STAND] [Now Brit. Dial] Brit. Now Dial. 1. a short time 2. a pain or pang; shock vi. [Scot. or North Eng.] to ache or pain …   English World dictionary

  • stound — noun /staʊnd/ a) A time, length of time, hour, while. What booth wilt thou have? our king replyd / Now tell me in this stound b) A brief span of time, moment, instant. He lay and slept, and swet a stound, / And became whole and sound …   Wiktionary

  • stound — /stownd, stoohnd/, n. 1. Archaic. a short time; short while. v.t., v.i. 2. Chiefly Scot. to pain; hurt. [bef. 1000; (n.) ME sto(u)nd, OE stund space of time; c. G Stunde, ON stund hour; (v.) ME stunden to stay, remain for a stound, deriv. of the… …   Universalium

  • stound —  , q. STAND, a wooden vessel to put small beer in ; also a portion of time, a small stound. N.&S …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • stound — I. noun also stoun ˈstau̇nd, ˈstün(d) ( s) Etymology: Middle English stund, stond, stound, from Old English stund; akin to Old Frisian stunde time, hour, Old High German stunta period of time, point in time …   Useful english dictionary

  • stound — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stund; akin to Old High German stunta time, hour Date: before 12th century archaic time, while …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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