Definition of Stean

1. n. & v. See Steen.



Definition of Stean

1. to line with stone [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stean

steampunks
steamroll
steamrolled
steamroller
steamrollered
steamrollering
steamrollers
steamrolling
steamrolls
steams
steamship
steamship company
steamship line
steamships
stean (current term)
steane
steaned
steanes
steaning
steanings
steans
steapsin
steapsins
stear
stearage
stearages
stearate
stearated
stearates

Literary usage of Stean

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

1. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1883)
"But soon we took a road on the left, and found ourselves after a while beside How stean Beck, as it nears its junction with the Nidd. ..."

2. A Full and Correct Account of the Military Occurrences of the Late War by William James (1818)
"... brigade-major Clark, dangerously ; brigade- major Den. n is, and captain Manners, slightly ; ensign Davy, dangerously ; adjutant stean. slightly. ..."

3. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms by William Holloway (1840)
"stean, s. A large jar made of stone ware. Somerset. To stean, va To line a well with stones or bricks is to stean it. Hants. Sussex. stean is the name of ..."

4. Nidderdale: Or, An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive Sketch of the by William Grainge (1863)
"This passage bears the name of stean Gill foot. In other places small streams from the fields jump from the sides into the chasm, forming at tunes fine ..."

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