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stiff, stiffin, stiffen, stiffenin,
stiff [stɪf]
adj. Stiff.
v. To make stiff, to starch clothes.

stiffen
v. To stiffen, to make stiff, to starch clothes.

stiffenin
n. Stiffening, starch for clothes.

stiffin
n. Stiffening, starch for clothes
stiggie, stiggi, stiggy, stigga, steggie, stuggie,
stiggie [I.Sh. 'stɪgi]
n. A series of steps in a wall to facilitate climbing over, a stone stile. A lane between walls.
still, stull,
still [stɪl, stʌl]
n. The pause in the tide between ebb and flow, a lull in the wind.
adj. Still. Of people: reserved, taciturn, not forthcoming in manner. Secret, subdued, undetected.
adv. Always, continuously, without intermission.
v. To remain quiet and silent, be hushed and at peace.

Compounds and phrases etc.

still an on: yet, nevertheless, for all that, always, continuously, without intermission
stilp, stilper, stilpert, stilpered, stilpin, stulpin,
stilp [stɪlp, stʌlp]
v. To walk with long stiff steps, stump about, stalk. To walk on crutches or stilts

stilper [-ər]
n. An awkward, striding gait.
v. To walk with long, awkward, high steps.
pt. pp. stilpert, stilpered adj. Thin, lanky, long-legged.

stilpin [-ɪn]
v. Walking with long stiff steps, striding.
stilt, stult, stilts, plou-stilts, ploo-stilts,
stilt [stɪlt, stʌlt]
n. The handle of a plough, a shaft, a crutch.
v. To go on stilts or crutches. To walk in a stiff-legged, halting manner, to lift the legs high in walking, to walk on high heels.

Compounds and phrases etc.

plou-stilts: tha handles of a plough
stimma, stimna, stimmy, stimy, stim, stimmaless, stimless
stimma [I.Sh. 'stɪmə]
n. Strength, vitality, substance, pith.

Compounds and phrases etc.

stimmaless: powerless, weak, numb, of the hands
tae stimma awa: to lose consciousness, faint, die
sting, steng, steing, staing, stingle, stengle, stengl, stingl,
sting [stɪŋ, stɛŋ]
n. A pole, a long bar of wood carried on the shoulders of two men, from which a load can be suspended by ropes etc. A goad or stick for animals. A pole used to push a boat off a beach in launching it, a punt-pole.
v. To propel a boat in shallow water by means of a pole, to punt.

stingle
v. I.Sh. To bar, block or close up a door or opening. To enclose, shut up an animal etc.
stink, stank, stunk, stinkin,
stink [stɪŋk]
v. To emit a foul smell. To fill with an offensive smell. With for: to behave in such a way as to make certain unpleasant consequences inevitable.
pt. stank [staŋk]
pp. stunk [stʌŋk]

stinkin
adj. Offensively haughty, arrogant, saucy, snobbish, supercilious.

Compounds and phrases etc.

stinkin Billie: the sweet William
stinkin Tam: the rayless mayweed
stinkin Willie [-'wɪlɪ -'wʌlɪ]: the ragwort
stinkle, stinkie-buil, stinkie, buil, stinkel, steinkle, stenkel, stinklin,
stinkle [I.Sh. 'stiɪŋkl]
also stinklin, stinkie-buil
n. The wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe.
stint,
stint [stɪnt]
n. A check or retardation in growth, of a plant.
v. With tae: to cease, leave off, desist. To restrict, keep short, limit. Of plants: to shrivel, cease to grow, droop.

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