STAB, STABBED – ADJECTIVES
– JACKED stabbed, attacked …1980s sl.
STAB etc. – NOUNS
– JAB a poke, prod, or stab …c1820 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– YACK a smart blow or stroke; a heavy thump; a flogging; a stab …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YARK a smart blow or stroke; a heavy thump; a flogging; a stab …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YERK a smart blow or stroke, as of a whip or rod, or of a heaving body falling; a lash, also, the sound of such a blow; the crack of a whip; a heavy thump, a thud; a flogging; a stab …1509 obs. Sc. & Eng. dial.
STAB etc. – VERBS
– ACCLOY to pierce, to stab …1470 rare
– BEAR to thrust, pierce, stab a person through the body, or his body through, with a spear, etc. …a1300 obs.
– BEGOUGE to stab, to pierce …1953 Amer. dial.
– CARVE to slash or stab, esp. repeatedly …1871 US sl.
– CARVE UP to slash or stab, esp. repeatedly …1871 US sl.
– CHIV; CHIVE to attack with a sharp instrument; to stab; to cut; to slash; used only in regard to an attack upon a human …1725 criminals’ sl.
– CHIVEY; CHIVVY to attack with a sharp instrument; to stab …1959 Brit. sl.
– DAB to pierce slightly, to stab …1806 Sc.
– DAG to pierce or stab, with or as with a pointed weapon …a1400 obs.
– DRUK to stab…1972 S. Afr. sl.
– DUB to stab as with a dagger; to bring down a club …1513 obs.
– EAT A SWORD to be stabbed …Bk1897 obs.
– EAT IRON to be stabbed …1594 obs.
– JAB to poke, prod, stab …c1830 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– JACK to stab or punch …1980s sl.
– JAG to pierce with a sharp instrument; to stab …a1400 obs.
– JUG to stab …1970 US sl.
– JUGE to stab …2000 US sl.
– KNOCK DAYLIGHT INTO ONE to make a hole in, esp. to stab or shoot; hence, to kill …c1840 colloq.
– LET DAYLIGHT INTO to stab or shoot a person …1890 sl.
– LET DAYLIGHT INTO ONE to make a hole in, esp. to stab or shoot; hence, to kill …c1840 colloq.
– LET DAYLIGHT SHINE THROUGH to shoot or stab, esp. fatally …1774 US sl.
– LET DAYLIGHT THROUGH to shoot or stab, esp. fatally …1839 US sl.
– LET MOONLIGHT INTO to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– LET THE DAYLIGHT INTO to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– LET THE DAYLIGHT INTO THE LUNCHEON RESERVOIR to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– LET THE DAYLIGHT INTO THE VICTUALLING DEPARTMENT to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– LET THE DAYLIGHT THROUGH to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– MALKY to attack and cut someone with a razor; to stab …1985 Sc. sl.
– OFSTING to kill by a thrust; to pierce, to gore, to stab to death …c893 obs.
– PUT DAYLIGHT THROUGH to shoot; to stab …L18 sl.
– VENTILATE to stab …L19 sl.
– YARK to strike hard, esp. with a switch or whip; to beat, to thrash; to stab …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YERK to strike smartly, esp. with a rod or whip; to beat, to thrash, to flog, to lash, to stab; to drive with a whip …c1520 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YIRK to strike hard, esp. with a switch or whip; to beat, to thrash; to stab …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
STABILITY, STABLE – ADJECTIVES
– emotionally stable; ‘together’ BUTTONED UP 1984 Amer. sl.
– rendered stable or steady BALLASTED 1552
– stable, assured, certain; not liable to be disturbed or unsettled SICKER 1340 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– stable, sane GLUED 1980s sl., orig. US college usage
STABILITY etc. – ADVERBS
– in a stable or steady manner SICKERLY c1375 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
STABILITY etc. – NOUNS
– stability, endurance, strength, substance, solidity TACK 1412-20 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– that which tends to give stability in morals or politics, to steady the mind or feelings, etc. BALLAST 1612
STABLE (building) – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABBATIS a steward of the stables, a groom …Bk1775
– CHAMBERMAID a person who does the daily cleaning chores in a stable …1928 Amer. dial.
– CHAMBERMAID TO THE MULES a stable caretaker …1968 Amer. dial.
– HALFLING a half-grown boy; a stripling; a boy employed upon a farm or in a stable; a hobbledehoy …1794 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– HORSE JOHNNY a stable-boy …1892 US sl.
– JACK-BOY a boy employed in menial work; a stable-boy, groom, or postillion …1573 obs.
– SADDLE-NAG a stable-boy; a groom …1646 obs.
– SWIPE a groom or stable-boy …1929 US sl.
STACK – NOUNS
– a stack; a loose heap or pile RICKLE 1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
STACK – VERBS
– to stack RACK (UP) 1839 Amer. dial.
– to stack in an orderly fashion, esp. firewood RICK 1899 Amer. dial.
– to stack; to put in a pile BED 1970 Amer. dial.
STADIUM – NOUNS
– a saucer-shaped stadium or arena SHELL
– seats in a stadium or coliseum that are high up and far from the action OXYGEN SECTION 1993 US sl.
– the highest seats in a stadium NOSEBLEEDS 1978 US sl. (because high altitudes can cause nosebleeds)
STAFF – NOUNS
– BASTINADO a stick, staff, rod, cudgel, truncheon …1598
– BASTON a staff or stick used as a weapon or a staff of office; a cudgel, a club, a truncheon …a1300 obs.
– BAT a cudgel, a staff; a thick walking-stick …1886 Eng. dial.
– BATON a staff or stick used as a weapon, sometimes also of iron, or iron-tipped; a club, a cudgel, or truncheon …1548 obs.
– BATOON a stout staff or stick used as a weapon; a cudgel, a club, a truncheon …a1625 arch.
– BEARING-BACK a peddler’s staff for carrying his pack …1607 obs.
– CAMMOCK; CUMMOCK a crooked stick; a short staff with a crooked head; any kind of walking stick …1862 Sc.
– KEBBIE; KEBBY a staff or stick with a hooked head …1816 N. Eng. dial. & Sc.
– KENT a long staff, properly such a one as shepherds use for leaping over ditches or brooks; a long pole used in leaping ditches, climbing mountains, etc. …1606 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– PALSTER a pilgrim’s staff …1481 obs.
– SAP a club or short staff …1899 US sl.
– YARD a staff or stick carried in the hand as a walking-stick, or by a shepherd or herdsman …c1000 obs.
STAGE – NOUNS
– a stage or platform on which scenes were acted or tableaux represented PAGEANT 1450 obs.
– the covering over a stage; a canopy HEAVEN 1486
– the stage or theatre MAIN KICK 1930s African-American sl.
STAGECOACH – NOUNS
– ACCOMMODATION STAGE a stagecoach which stops at all the stages on its route …1811 US
– DECK the roof of a train or stagecoach …M19 sl.
– MUD SCOW a stagecoach …1866 US sl.
STAGECOACH – NOUNS, PERSON
– AGENT a stagecoach robber …1876 US
– BASKETEER a passenger in the ‘basket’ of a stage-coach (basket – the overhanging back compartment on the outside of a stage-coach) …1866 nonce word
– CAPTAIN a stagecoach driver …1835 Amer. dial.
– SAVAGE a stagecoach driver …c1840 Amer. West. sl. obs.
STAGGER, STAGGERING – ADJECTIVES
– NIDY-NOY staggering or walking unsteadily from drink …1791 Sc.
– ON THE WAMBLE staggering, wobbling …1881
– TITUBANT staggering, tottering, reeling, stumbling, unsteady …1817
– UPON THE WAMBLE staggering, wobbling …1881
– WAFFLIE tottery, staggering …1973 Sc.
STAGGER etc. – NOUNS
– BACK-STAP a staggering backwards …1932 Sc.
– TITUBATION the act of staggering, reeling, stumbling, or tottering; unsteadiness in gait or carriage …1849 rare
STAGGER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– TITTER-TOTTER one who totters, reels, or staggers …a1700 obs.
STAGGER etc. – VERBS
– ANTIGODDLE to stagger …1933 Amer. dial.
– BEVIS to jump about; to stagger; to walk unsteadily …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEVISH to jump about; to stagger; to walk unsteadily …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CALL SHEEP to stagger in walking …Bk1898 Sc.
– DACKER to waver, to totter, to stagger …1668 Eng. dial.
– DADDLE to walk totteringly or unsteadily, like a child; to stagger; to walk with short steps, as a small child or an infirm person …1710 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAIDLE to waddle; to stagger, to walk unsteadily …1808 Sc.
– DAVER to move or walk as if dazed or stupefied; to stagger …c1600 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DINDLE to shake, to vibrate; to stagger from a blow; to tremble …1776 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DODDLE to fiddle around, to tinker; to stagger and reel …1975 Amer. dial.
– DOTTER to walk or move unsteadily; to stagger, to totter; to walk or move slowly or aimlessly; to potter …c1475 now chiefly Sc.
– GALAY to reel; to stagger …1375 obs.
– JAMMY to sway to and fro; to stagger …B1900 Eng. dial.
– MADDLE ALONG to stagger; to move aimlessly about, to potter …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAKE A VIRGINIA FENCE to walk unsteadily, as a drunkard; to stagger in a zigzag course; to be drunk …1737 Amer. rare
– MAKE INDENTURES to stagger with drink …1622 sl.
– RAMBLE to dance; also, to reel, to stagger …1790 Eng. dial.
– SANNICK; SANNOCK to stagger or fall from excessive weakness …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SANNY to fall or stagger, as from weakness …1895 Eng. dial.
– SLUMPER to struggle or stagger helplessly through or along a muddy track, lane, etc. …E19 rare
– SONNOCK to stagger or fall from excessive weakness …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– STOITER to stagger or stumble …Sc.
– STOTAY to falter, totter, stumble, stagger; to come to a stand …a1400 obs.
– STOTTER to stagger about …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– TITUBATE to stagger, to stumble, to trip, to reel, to totter; to rock, roll …1575 rare
– WABBLE to wobble; to walk unsteadily, to stagger, to totter, to rock on one’s feet, to waffle …1786 Sc.
– WAFFLE to stagger, to totter, to move uncertainly …1973 Sc.
– WAG to totter, to stagger; to be in danger of falling …c1340 obs.
– WAGGER to stagger, to totter …1382 obs.
– WAGGLE to waddle; to stagger along unsteadily …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WALTER to walk unsteadily, to totter, to stagger, to stumble, to reel, to waddle …1900 Sc.
– WAMBLE of things: to totter, to waver; to move unsteadily, to stagger, to reel …1589 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WUGGLE to waddle; to stagger along unsteadily …1865 Sc.
STAGNANT, STAGNATION – ADJECTIVES
– stagnant, covered with green slime; said of water CANKERY 1911 Sc.
– stagnant, festering; slimy MUCIDOUS 1866 obs. rare
STAGNANT etc. – NOUNS
– a piece of stagnant water, larger than a pond and smaller than a lake DIMSEL Bk1900 Eng. dial. obs.
– a stagnant pool PADDOCK-POOL Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– stagnation DESSMENT B1900 Eng. dial.
STAID – ADJECTIVES
– ANCIENT of children: staid, demure, precocious …1887 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BUTTON-DOWN having or characteristic of a conventional or conservative attitude or appearance; staid, formal, repressed …1959 US
– BUTTONED-DOWN having or characteristic of a conventional or conservative attitude or appearance; staid, formal, repressed …1960 US
– OLD wise, serious, thoughtful; of a child: precocious, staid, demure …1896 Eng. dial.
STAID – NOUNS, PERSON
– DAG an unadventurous, staid, or unfashionable person; a socially inept or awkward person, esp. among schoolchildren …1966 Aust. sl., depreciative usage
– L-7 a staid person who is uninterested in or unsympathetic to the fashionable interests of teenagers …1956 US sl.
– OLD FASH used of an staid and knowing child …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
STAIN, STAINED, STAINING – ADJECTIVES
– FAW coloured, stained, streaked; particoloured, variegated …a700 obs.
– IMBRUED stained, dyed, etc., esp. with blood or slaughter …c1430
– IMMACULABLE incapable of stain …1624 obs. rare
– LAMPERED mottled, stained …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MACULATED spotted, stained, defiled, polluted …1646
– SANGUINED stained with blood …a1814
– SCAMY stained, blotched, having patchy marks …Bk1904 Sc.
– TAINTED tinted, stained …1797 obs. rare
STAIN etc. – NOUNS
– CANTEEN MEDAL a beer or food stain on one’s tunic …c1875 army sl.
– DECOLORATION discoloration, a staining …1623 obs.
– GAIR a dirty streak or stain on clothes …1953 Sc.
– MACULATION the act of spotting or staining; a being spotted or defiled …a1450
– MAIL a spot, a mark, a stain …1865 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– SCAM a spot, a mark, a stain; a blemish …1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SKID-MARKS any form of bodily stain …1990s sl.
– SUDDLE a stain, a spot …1861 Sc.
– SULLEY; SULLY an act of sullying, soiling, or polluting; a stain, a blemish …1602 obs.
– SULSH a spot; a stain …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– TACK a spot, a stain, a blemish …c1425 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TAINTURE tainting, staining, stain, defilement, pollution, infection …1593 obs.
– TASH a stain, a spot, a drop, a blemish, a flaw …Bk1905 Sc.
– TINCTURE the act of dyeing, staining, or colouring …1601 obs.
– TINCTURE a stain, a blemish …a1640 obs.
STAIN etc. – VERBS
– BERAY to befoul, to stain, to disfigure; to asperse, to cover with abuse …1576 obs. or arch.
– BESMIT vb. to stain; to infect, as with disease; to contaminate …a1225 obs.
– BESMUT to stain, to sully …1610
– DECOLORATE to discolour, to stain …1623 obs.
– DECOLOUR to discolour, to stain …c1618 obs.
– IMBRUE to stain, to dirty; to defile …1430 obs.
– MACULATE to spot, stain, soil, defile, pollute …1432-50
– MACULE to spot, to stain …1484 obs.
– MAIL to spot, to discolour, to stain …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– SANGUINE to stain or paint a sanguine (red) colour …1591 obs.
– SANGUINE to stain with blood …1610 obs.
– SCAM to stain, to discolour; to bespatter …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SKID-MARK to stain …1990s sl.
– TASH to soil, to tarnish, to stain, to dirty; to bespatter; to spoil slightly …1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WANHEW; WANHUE to stain …c1420 Sc. obs.
STAINLESS – ADJECTIVES
– stainless, faultless TACHELESS a1300 obs. rare
STAIR, STAIRCASE, STAIRWAY – NOUNS
– APPLES (AND PEARS) stairs …1857 Eng. rhyming sl.
– CLINKERS stairs …1900s sl.
– COCKLESTAIRS winding or spiral stairs …1624
– DANCE a staircase; a flight of steps …1857 cant
– DANCERS stairs …1671 arch. sl.
– GRECE a set or flight of stairs; a step, a stair …ME obs. exc. dial.
– GRECINGS the stairs in a flight; fights of stairs …LME obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GRICE a set or flight of stairs; a step, a stair …ME obs. exc. dial.
– LADDER a stairway of any sort …1986 US Navy sl.
– LITTLE WOODEN HILL, THE the stairs …M19 UK nursery usage
– PAIR OF STAIRS a flight of stairs …1530
– SCALE; SCALES a flight of steps …1658 Eng. dial. obs.
– SCALE-STAIR a stair going up by flights and landings as opposed to a continuous spiral …1705 Sc.
– SISTERS the strings of a staircase …1518 obs.
– TIMBER-HILL a wooden staircase …1873 Eng. dial.
– WOODEN HILL stairs, esp. those leading to a bedroom …B1900 Eng. dial.
STAIR etc. – PHRASES
– UP THE DANCERS up stairs …1859 sl.
STAIR etc. – VERBS
– TRACK UP THE DANCERS to go up the stairs …1665 sl.
STAKE – VERBS
– to stake, to wager, to bet; to agree to forfeit in some contingency WAGE 1483 obs.
– to stake, to wager; to risk, to bet GAGE 1599 obs. or arch.
STALE – ADJECTIVES
– stale, flat, that has lost its briskness or freshness; said of fermented liquor, etc. PALLED c1430 arch.
– stale; not fresh; in poor condition; out-of-date OFF 1896 sl.
– stale, old CHESTNUTTY 1884 arch.
– stale, rancid; usually said of bacon RAFTY a1722 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– stale; said of bread OLD 1800 Sc.
STALE – NOUNS
– FUST to become mouldy or stale-smelling; of wine: to taste of the cask …a1592 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
- NAG a sour, mouldy, or stale taste …1908 Sc.
STALE – VERBS
– PALL to render flat, stale, or insipid …1625
– Joseph Stalin UNCLE JOE 1943 UK sl.
STALL, STALLED, STALLER – ADJECTIVES
– stalled; immobile DEAD IN THE WATER Bk2006 US sl.
– stalled, unable to move STALTED Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
STALL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a staller; one who places himself in the way of persons who are in hot pursuit of his accomplices FACER 1859 Amer. sl.
STALL etc. – VERBS
– to stall to hold back BACKSTALL 1952 Amer. dial.
STALWART – ADJECTIVES
– stalwart, stout VADY; VAUDIE; VAUDY 1793 Sc.
– stalwart, sturdy, strong, manly BOORDLY Bk1911 Sc.
STALWART – NOUNS, PERSON
– a stalwart or reliable person DIAMOND 1990 Brit. sl.
STAMINA – ADJECTIVES
– lacking in stamina and courage; complaining or fussing over health SPLEENY Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
STAMINA – NOUNS
– stamina; courage SPIZERINKUM Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– stamina, courage; tenacity; stamina; pluck; determination; perseverance; obstinacy SAND 1867 Amer. dial.
– stamina, endurance, staying power; used esp. of horses and dogs BOTTOM 1843 Amer. dial.
– stamina, grit BO-INK-UM 1903 Amer. dial.
– stamina, toughness of character, tenacity, staying power, endurance GUTS M17 colloq.
STAMMER, STAMMERER, STAMMERING, STAMMERINGLY – ADJECTIVES
– BALBUTIENT stammering, stuttering …1642
– BLESILOQUENT speaking with a stammer; having some impediment in speech …1656 obs. rare
- CACKLING stuttering, stammering …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– HACKERY in a stammering, stuttering manner …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANTING stammering, stuttering …1789 Sc.
– SHORT-TONGUED having a short tongue; hence, inarticulate, stammering, lisping, tongue-tied; also, taciturn, unready in speech …c1575
– TITUBANT stammering …1817 rare
STAMMER etc. – ADVERBS
– TITUBANTLY stammeringly …1861 rare
STAMMER etc. – NOUNS
– BLETHERIN stammering …Bk1911 Sc.
– HABBER a stammer, a stutter …1920 Sc.
– HAMMERING hesitation in speech; stammering …1731
– HUBBER a stammer, a stutter …1920 Sc.
– MAMMERING a stammering, a muttering …c1425 obs.
– MANT a stammer; an impediment in the speech …1839 Sc.
– TITUBATION a stammering, a stuttering …1641 obs.
STAMMER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BALBUS a stammerer …Bk1910
– BLAFFERE a stammerer …Bk1967 obs.
– BLAFFOORDE a person who stammers, or has any defect in his speech …Bk1855 obs.
– BUFFER a stammerer …a1382 obs.
– FAFFLE a stammerer, one who is unable to articulate distinctly …c1900 Sc.
– GANSH a person with a widely-gaping mouth; hence, a stupid, dull-witted, or clumsy person; a silly, stammering fellow who tries to explain himself an fails …1880 Sc.
– HABBER one who stammers, stutters or speaks thickly; hence, a stupid person …1866 Sc.
– HABBERER a stammerer; a chatterbox, a talkative person …1913 Sc.
– HAWER one who speaks hesitatingly or stammers …1820
– HOCKER one who stammers …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HUMMER AND HAWER one who speaks hesitatingly or stammers …1820
– IKEVATER a stammerer …Bk1992 Yiddish sl.
– MAFFLARD a stammering or blundering fool; a term of contempt …c1450 obs.
– MANTER a stammerer …a1585 Sc.
– WARLARE one who stammers …Bk1855 obs.
STAMMER etc. – VERBS
– ACKER to stammer, to stutter …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– AMMERGAG to stammer, to speak with difficulty …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– BALBUTIATE to stammer or stutter …1731
– BLETHER to speak indistinctly; to stammer …Bk1911 Sc.
– DROTE to speak indistinctly; to stammer, to stutter …c1440 obs.
– FAFFLE to stutter or stammer; to utter incoherent sounds …1573 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FAMBLE to speak imperfectly; to stammer, to stutter …1400 obs.
– FRIBBLE to falter, to stammer …a1627 obs.
– HABBER to stammer, to stutter; to talk continuously and boringly …1808 Sc.
– HABBLE to stutter, to talk confusedly; to repeat something in a stammering or confused way; to gabble, to talk fast …1806 Sc.
– HACK to hesitate; to hesitate in speech; to stammer; to stutter …1553 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HACK T to stammer out …1631 obs.
– HACKER to hesitate in speech; to stammer, to stutter …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HACKSLAVER to hesitate in speech; to stammer and splutter …B1900 Eng. dial.
– HAFFER to speak stammeringly or hesitatingly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAFFLE to hesitate; to speak confusedly; to falter; to stammer; to prevaricate, to quibble …1790 Eng. dial.
– HAFFLE-MAFFLE to speak unintelligibly, to stammer …1885 Eng. dial.
– HAMMER to make reiterated laborious efforts to speak, to stammer …1619 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HAMMERGAG to stammer, to speak with difficulty …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAMP to stammer, to speak or read hesitatingly …1796 Sc.
– HAW to speak hesitatingly; to stammer …1632
– HUBBER to stammer, to stutter; to talk continuously and boringly …1808 Sc.
– HUM AND HAW to speak hesitatingly; to stammer; to mutter, to mumble, to be indecisive …1632
– MAFFLE to stammer, to hesitate; to speak indistinctly, to mumble …1387 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MAMMER to stammer or mutter …1350 Eng. dial.
– MANT to stammer …1562 Sc.
– MAUNT to stammer …1721 Sc.
– STUT to stutter, to stammer …1388 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TITUBATE to stammer, to falter in speaking …1623 rare
– WABBLE to stammer out, to blurt or mumble in a halting or indistinct way …1920 Sc.
– YAMMER to talk or hum indistinctly; to stammer …1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.
STAMP – ADJECTIVES
– TIMBROPHILIC collecting stamps …19C
STAMP – NOUNS
– LETTER-HEAD a postage stamp …1887 Eng. dial.
– QUEEN’S HEAD a postage stamp …1844
– TIMBROLOGY stamp-collecting …1867
– TIMBROMANIA a craze or mania for collecting stamps …1864
– TIMBROPHILY stamp-collecting …1864
STAMP – NOUNS, PERSON
– TIMBROMANIAC one who has a mania for collecting stamps …1865
– TIMBROMANIST one who has a mania for collecting stamps …1880
– TIMBROPHILIST one who collects stamps …1867
STAMP (also STOMP) – VERBS
– to stamp, trample, or jump on or upon in contempt or triumph TRIPUDIATE 1888
– to stamp with the feet; to make a great noise with the foot SUPPLODE 1623 obs. rare
– to stomp and kick DO A DANCE ON 1974 US sl.
STAND, STANDING – ADJECTIVES
– standing up stiffly REAR-BACK 1934 Amer. dial.
– standing up stiffly REAR-BACKTED 1949 Amer. dial.
STAND etc. – VERBS
– to remain standing or walking KEEP ONE’S LEGS 1706
– to remain standing; to remain, to stay OFSTAND c1000 obs. rare
– to stand up BE STANDING 1906 Amer. dial.
– to stand up, to get to one’s feet UP-FOOT L19 sl.
– to stand up; to remove yourself from your immediate location UNASS 1967 US sl.
STAND (tolerate) – VERBS
– to stand, to tolerate, to believe WEAR 1910s sl.
STANDARD – ADVERBS
– to the proper standard; precisely; to perfection, perfectly; to the limit TO THE NOTCH 1837 Amer. dial.
– up to one’s standards or expectations; to one’s liking TO ONE’S NOTION 1909 Amer. dial.
STANDARD – NOUNS
– a fixed standard of quality or quantity for articles of food or drink, or other commodities SIZE 1479 obs.
– a standard of action or conduct; a proper manner or method; a limit SIZE c1420 obs.
STANDARD – VERBS
– to regulate or control, esp. in relation to a fixed standard SIZE a1400-50 obs.
STANDARD (banner) – NOUNS
– a standard, an ensign TOKEN a1000 obs.
– a standard or banner MARK c1000 obs.
STANDARD-BEARER – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABANDERADO a standard-bearer – a servant who carries the ensign for his master …1598 obs.
– BANEOUR a standard-bearer …1825 Sc.
– BANERMAN a standard-bearer …1825 Sc.
– BANEUR a standard-bearer …Bk1862
– BANNEOUR a banner-bearer, a standard-bearer …1297 obs.
– BANNER a banner-bearer …1925 Sc.
– BANNER-BEARER a standard-bearer, an ensign …c1440
– BANNERER one who carries a banner; a standard-bearer …c1340 obs. exc. hist.
– BANNERMAN a standard-bearer, an ensign …a1500 Sc. arch.
– BANNIER a banner-bearer …Bk1880 obs.
– BANYER a standard-bearer …Bk1855 obs.
STAND AROUND – VERBS
– to stand around; to watch others GOOG 1950s sl.
STAND BY – VERBS
– to stand by or near; to stand over; esp. to stand by the dead, to mourn for BESTAND c1000 obs.
– to stand by or support someone; to accompany SIDE 1923 Amer. dial.
STANDOFF – NOUNS
– a standoff; an impasse, deadlock; an impasse resolved by the backing down of one or both parties; a contest without a clear-cut victory for either side; a hopeless staring match MEXICAN STANDOFF 1891 Amer. dial.
STAND-OFFISH – ADJECTIVES
– stand-offish or proud TAUT 1958 Sc.
– stand-offish; supercilious STIFF-ARSED; STIFF-ASSED 1937 sl.
STANDSTILL – ADJECTIVES
– at a standstill; at a loss; puzzled, perplexed; hard up FAST 1867 Eng. dial.
– at a standstill, not being used OFF 1846 Eng. dial.
– brought to a standstill, beaten, overcome; obstructed by an impediment or obstacle HARROWED 1890 Eng. dial.
STANDSTILL – NOUNS
– a standstill, a dilemma LANT 1866 Sc.
STANDSTILL – PHRASES
– things are at a standstill; there is an impasse or deadlock THE DUN IS IN THE MIRE c1405 obs.
STANDSTILL – VERBS
– to bring to a standstill, to put in a dilemma LANT 1823 Sc.
– to bring to a standstill, to puzzle, to baffle PALL 1887 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to remain at a standstill; to make no progress GET NO FARDER NOR NARDER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
STAND UP (not show up) – VERBS
– to stand someone up; to deceive someone; to lie to someone FAKE ON Bk2006 US sl.
– to stand up; to fail to meet with someone BAG 1989 Amer. students’ sl.