adjective see stanchion

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  • stanchioned — stanˈchioned adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑stanchion …   Useful english dictionary

  • stanchion — noun Etymology: Middle English stanchon, from Anglo French *stanchun, stançun, alteration of Old French estançon, diminutive of estance stay, prop Date: 15th century 1. an upright bar, post, or support (as for a roof or a ship s deck) 2. a device …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • stanchion — [ stanʃ(ə)n] noun an upright bar, post, or frame forming a support or barrier. Derivatives stanchioned adjective Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. stanchon, from OFr. estanchon, from estance a support , prob. based on L. stant , stare to stand …   English new terms dictionary

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