Definition of Staunching

1. Verb. (present participle of staunch) ¹



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Definition of Staunching

1. staunch [v] - See also: staunch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staunching

statutory declaration
statutory declarations
statutory law
statutory offence
statutory offense
statutory rapes
stau
staumrel
staumrels
staunch
staunched
stauncher
staunches
staunchest
staunching (current term)
staunchly
staunchness
staunchnesses
staurikosaur
staurikosaurus
staurobaryte
staurolite
staurolites
staurolitic
stauroscope
stauroscopes
staurosporine
staurotide
staurotides

Literary usage of Staunching

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1. Indian Storage Reservoirs with Earthen Dams: Being a Practical Treatise on by William Lumisden Strange (1913)
"To strengthen the ring the concrete of the foundation should be carried up outside the masonry to the horizontal axis of the culvert. (g) staunching Rings. ..."

2. Irrigation in Southern Europe: Being the Report of a Tour of Inspection of by Colin Campbell Scott-Moncrieff (1868)
"... Means of staunching the Embankments— Elasticity of the Arch — Other Aqueducts and Syphons — The Sesia Syphon — Employment of Prisme — Spurs in the River ..."

3. Indiana and Indianans: A History of Aboriginal and Territorial Indiana and by Jacob Piatt Dunn, George William Harrison Kemper (1919)
"Our means for staunching blood, and relieving pain are numerous. Much of our preparedness in relief work is due to modern discoveries. ..."

4. Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset (1891)
"FOLK LORE—staunching BLOOD.—An old, but by no means obsolete, popular remedy in the West, for bleeding ..."

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