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stainch, stainsh, stensh, stench,
stainch [stenʃ]
n. A surfeit, a satisfying, enough.
v. To stanch, to stop, arrest motion etc. To allay hunger or thirst, to satisfy with food, satiate.
staunch, stench, stainch, stintch, staunsh, stinch, stauncht, stanch,
stainch ['stenʃ]
adj. Staunch, loyal, strong, durable, dependable, firm, stout, in good health. Serious in demeanour. Severe-looking, reserved.
adv. Strictly, closely, exactly.
stainchel, stainshel, stainshell, stenchel, staincheon, stenchion, stention, staincher, stencher, stauncher, stancher,
staincheon ['stenʃən, 'stenʃəl, 'stenʃər]
also stainchel, staincher.
n. A stanchion, an iron bar of a window.
stair, oot-stair, stairheid, stairhead, forestair,
stair [ste:r]
n. A flight or succession of steps leading from one floor of a building to the next, a staircase. Stairs. he common staircase in a tenement giving access to the flats on the first and upper floors.

Compounds and phrases etc.

doun the stair: downstairs
forestair ['fo:r-]: an outside staircase
oot-stair: an oustside staircase
stairfit: the bottom of the stairs
stairheid: the top of the stairs, top landing in a tenement
up the stair: upstairs
stairch, sterch,
stairch [ste:rtʃ]
n. Starch.
v. To starch.
stairt, stert, sturt, start, stertit, stairtit, stairty, starty, forestairt, forestart,
stairt [ste:rt, stɛrt, start]
n. A start, a leap, spring, a sudden involuntary movement. A short time, a moment, a brief while.
v. To start, to commence, to make a beginning of. To make to start, to startle, disturb suddenly or sharply.
pt. pp. stairtit

stairty
adj. Fidgety, exitable.

Compounds and phrases etc.

forestairt ['fo:r-]: a start in running a race by setting off before the other competitors
stairve, sterve, stirve, stairved, sterved, stirved, stairvation, stervation, stairvin, stervin, stirvin,
stairve [ste:rv, stɛrv]
v. To starve, perish with hunger or cold. To affect with extreme cold, to make to freeze.
pt. pp. stairved adj. Starved, frozen with cold.

stairvin [-ɪn]
v. Starving, hungry or freezing cold.

Compounds and phrases etc.

stairvation: starvation
stairve for: starving of
stairve wi the cauld: feel chilled
stake, stakie, stag, stake-net,
stake [stek]
n. A stake. A young ling.

Compounds and phrases etc.

stake-net: a salmon fishing net fixed on stakes
stalk, stauk, staak, stack,
stalk [stɑ:k, stɔ:k, N. I. sta:k]
n. A stalk. A long thin support or pedestal for an hour-glass in a church, the stem of a wine-glass. A chimney-stack. A small amount of anything, a quantity, a grain.
stalkin, staukin',
stalkin ['stɑ:kɪn, 'stɔ:kɪn, N. I. 'sta:kɪn]
v. Stalking, walking with dignity.

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