Definition of Steaning

1. a stone lining [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Steaning

steamrollered
steamrollering
steamrollers
steamrolling
steamrolls
steams
steamship
steamship company
steamship line
steamships
stean
steane
steaned
steanes
steaning (current term)
steanings
steans
steapsin
steapsins
stear
stearage
stearages
stearate
stearated
stearates
steard
steare
steared
steares

Literary usage of Steaning

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

1. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1900)
"Leonard Stolman, clerke, Vicar of steaning. Walter Covert, Son and heyre ... John Parson,18 the younger, of steaning, Sonne and heyre Henry Bridger, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Lowther, by digging and steaning part of a well at the said parish of T., as upon reference to the said adjudication and order will more fully appear : And ..."

3. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn (1820)
"The case also stated, that " steaning a tcell" means lining it with stones and mortar. That Sopp had on other occasions been employed by the plaintiff as a ..."

4. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1871)
"In one case, a labourer was employed " in digging and steaning part of a well;" steaning a well, meaning lining it with stones and mortar. ..."

5. Marylebone and St. Pancras: Their History, Celebrities, Buildings, and by George Clinch (1890)
"It is fed by no less than four springs drilling through the steaning, the strongest and purest of which is one that runs in plentifully from the north. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"South. (3) A large box of stones used for pressing cheese in making it. Dorset. steaning. Any kind of path or road paved " ith small round stones. Welt. ..."

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