Definition of Stoit
1. to bounce [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bounce
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoit
Literary usage of Stoit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"... cessation ; stadach, stopping, hesitating, stammering; Devon. stat, stopped—Hal.; E. stotter, stutter, stut, to speak in broken tones; Sc. stot, stoit, ..."
2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"V. STOT, », To LOSE or TYKE the stoit. Metaph. to lose the proper line of ... To stoit, STOT, HI.']] ;,:•.. ». n. 1. To stagger ; to totter, SJ Nicol. 2. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"stoit, ». A springing motion in walking, SV SIOT, ». ... The act of staggering, S. stoit, ». Nonsense. ..."
4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"To stoit, STOT ... It implies that the person is not hurt; Loth, A dimin. from stoit, v., ... stoit, s. A springing motion in walking, SV STOT, j, ..."