Definition of Stend
1. to bound [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bound
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Literary usage of Stend
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States by Joseph Story, United States, George Sharswood (1840)
"... of the persons hereby empowered to act in the or, &c. stend of those who may be disabled or dead, shall continue ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"stend, a stick used by butchers to keep the breast of a carcase open. ... To stend away," to step out, to walk away quickly. STENG. See STANG. ..."
3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"STEMMEN, strength, pith, soundness of constitution. (Qy. stamina.) stend, a stick used by butchers to keep the breast of a carcase open. stend, to stride ..."