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Definitions of stent

  1.   In mining, the rubbish constituting the waste heaps at mines. Called also TRADE, DEADS, ATTAL, STUFF.
  2.   of Stent
  3.   Devices that provide support for tubular structures that are being anastomosed or for body cavities during skin grafting.
  4.   An allotted portion; a stint.
  5.   In Scots law, to assess: to tax at a certain rate.
  6.   a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part ( as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
  7.   In Scots law, a valuation of property in order to taxation: a taxation: a tax.
  8.   To stint: to cease: to desist. Chaucer.
  9.   To stint; to stop; to cease.
  10.   To keep within limits: to restrain: to stint. Spenser.
  11.   To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint.

Usage examples for stent

  1. It seems that besides all the money I had been provided with, Thomas J. had gin a lot of money to Miss Meechim to use for me if she see me try to stent myself any, and he had gin particular orders that we should go to the same hotels they did and fare jest as well, so they wanted to go to the tarven kep' by Mr. Parmerses folks, and we did. ” – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  2. “ I see it wus a hard stent for him, to do it in the time she had sot. ” – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  3. Gray came galloping back through the woods, followed by his father and Eudo Stent – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  4. “ Swa stent eall weoruld still on tille streamas ymbutan lagufloda gelac lyfte and tungla and sio scire scell scritheth ymbutan dogora gehwilce. ” – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  5. “ Mr. G. C. Stent has aptly seized the idea of the Chinese versifier whom he translates On a gold throne, whose radiating brightness Dazzles the eyes- enhaloing the scene, Sits a fair form, arrayed in snowy whiteness. ” – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  6. And there are dad and Stent riding in line with that outpost pine- ho- paiee! ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  7. V Araminta " Araminta," said Miss Mehitable, " go and get your sewing and do your stent – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  8. Course I didn't expect nothin' f'm my step- marm, an' the only way I ever knowed I'd done my stent fur 's father was concerned, was that he didn't say nothin'. ” – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  9. And I sot there, happy, as I say; for though, when I had done so much work that mornin', if that vest had belonged to anybody else, it would have looked like a stent to me, I didn't mind it, for it was for my Josiah: and love makes labor light,- light as day. ” – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  10. The correspondent of the Chronicle, Mr. E. G. Parslow, the correspondent for Reuter's, Mr. Vere Stent and myself, requested Captain Musson, a local dairy farmer, who has been placed in charge of one of the redans upon the east front, to allow us to assist him in the protection of his earthwork, and it was from there, as a consequence, that I watched the bombardment of Mafeking, taking an active part in any rifle practice which Captain Musson permitted to his men. ” – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  11. What is it, Stent – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  12. Stent rode up and drew it out for her; Hamil saw her break and load, swing in the saddle, and gaze straight into an evil- looking bog all set with ancient cypress knees and the undulating snaky roots of palmettos. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  13. “ Eudo Stent skinned it and Mr. Cardross is going to have it set up in New York. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  14. “ A moment later Gray came galloping up with Eudo Stent – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  15. The men backed their nervously snorting horses, giving her room; Stent dismounted, picked up a pig- nut, and threw it accurately. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  16. How is it that this top door is locked, Stent – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  17. Her mother sternly sent her below to do her stent at quilt- piecing, and she tearfully and unwillingly descended. ” – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle