Definition of Standfast

1. [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Standfast

standby pulse generator
standbying
standbys
standdown
standdowns
standee
standees
standel
standels
standen
stander
standers
standest
standeth
standfast (current term)
standfasts
standfirst
standgale
standgales
standing
standing(a)
standing army
standing cloud
standing clouds
standing committee
standing committees
standing crop
standing down
standing end

Literary usage of Standfast

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1838)
"standfast. Right, you hit it. She is just such an one. standfast. You fall right upon it again, for these are her very actions ? Hon. ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1883)
"So they came up one to another; and presently standfast said to old Honest, Ho! father Honest, are you there? Ay, said he, that I am, as sure as you are ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"And presently standfast said to old Honest, Ho, father Honest, are Talk betwixt ... Right glad I am, said Mr standfast, that I have found you on this road. ..."

4. Discussions on the Constitution Proposed to the People of Massachusetts by by George Ticknor Curtis, George Stillman Hillard, Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, Samuel Hoar, Marcus Morton, Charles Francis Adams, John Gorham Palfrey (1854)
"SILAS standfast. MY DEAR JOTHAM, — We have now done with that portentous omnibus, the First Proposition, — an omnibus so huge, that a passenger at one end ..."

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