Definition of Stoiting
1. stoit [v] - See also: stoit
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoiting
Literary usage of Stoiting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1823)
"When a few fish are seen so stoiting, a signal is ,," ii i'ii, by waving the hat, that fish are seen; upon which the sean boat and vollier get on the spot, ..."
2. A Book of the West: Being an Introduction to Devon and Cornwall by Sabine Baring-Gould (1899)
"The shoal is also known by the stoiting, or jumping, of the fish. When fish are observed stoiting a signal is given, whereupon the sean-boat and vollier get ..."
3. Book of the West by Sabine Baring-Gould (1900)
"The sean-boat is rowed in a circular course round where the fish are stoiting, and when they have reached the vollier the fish are enclosed. ..."
4. Topographical and Historical Sketches of the Boroughs of East and West Looe by Thomas Bond (1823)
"When a few fish are seen so stoiting, a signal is given, by waving the hat, that fish are seen ; upon which the scan boat and vollier get on the spot, ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"As thick as stodge." A fog is sometimes said to be " as thick as stodge." stoiting, the leaping of fish; or the colour they impart to the surface. ..."
6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"stoiting. The jumping of pilchards above the surface of the water. East. STOK-DOWE. A stock-dove. ..."
7. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"STOiTiNG.par/. e. The jumping of pilchards above the surface of the water. East. STOKE, (1) v. To stir the fire. ..."