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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.

2. (n.) Any one of several species of small sandpipers, as the sanderling of Europe and America, the dunlin, the little stint of India (Tringa minuta), etc. Called also pume.

3. (n.) A phalarope.

4. (v. t.) To put an end to; to stop.

5. (v. t.) To assign a certain (i. e., limited) task to (a person), upon the performance of which one is excused from further labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent.

6. (v. t.) To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares.

7. (v. i.) To stop; to cease.

8. (v. t.) Limit; bound; restraint; extent.

9. (v. t.) Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted.


"As Long as we be Meddling with any Part of Sin we Shall Never See ...
... 296] us for tender love that He may never leave [297] us, and is more near to us
than tongue can tell or heart can think, yet may we never stint of moaning nor ...
/.../julian/revelations of divine love/chapter lxxii as long as.htm

Blessed be that First Day of Thine, Lord, Wherewith this Day of ...
... in the years of the famine. One true Sheaf gave bread; the bread of Heaven,
whereof there is no stint. The bread which the First ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn iii blessed be that.htm

A Ribband of Blue.
... Not only are necessaries first supplied from the income, but every fancied luxury
is procured without stint, before the question of the consecration of ...
// ribband of blue/a ribband of blue.htm

The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles.
... There we have without stint the signs that the Jews desired; here we begin to have
some glimpses of the wisdom which the Greeks sought after, along with a ...
/.../unknown/apocrypha of the new testament/part ii the apocryphal acts of.htm

section iii.
... Mens Works have an age like themselves; and though they out-live their Authors,
yet have they a stint [54] and period to their duration: this only is a work ...
// medici/section iii.htm

The Grey Sisters
... Such work as theirs could only be adequately done by women whose lives were consecrated
to God, who were prepared to spend themselves without stint or measure ...
/.../forbes/life of st vincent de paul/chapter 6 the grey sisters.htm

The Fift Part.
... whiles you are dressing and undressing your selves, as most doe, halfe asleepe,
halfe awake; know further, that such as hold onely a certaine stint of daily ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the fift part.htm

The Wise Man, Having Found that Wisdom Brought with it but ...
... tried wine, the occupation of laying out of vinyards, gardens, parks, the forming
of lakes, and the building of houses, all filled without stint, with every ...
/.../jennings/old groans and new songs/chapter ii the wise man.htm

Excess in Dress, as Well as in Personal Culture, to be Shunned ...
... not to appear to have attained wisdom, take heed to temper an evil of this kind;
lest, under the pretext of necessity, you give the rein without stint to the ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter ix excess in dress as.htm

The Third State of Prayer. The Effects Thereof. The Hindrance ...
... of these visits, how brief soever it may be, the Gardener, being who He is,"in a
word, the Creator of the water,"pours the water without stint; and what ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter xvii the third state.htm

Stint (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) Any one of several species of small sandpipers, as the sanderling of Europe
and America, the dunlin, the little stint of India (Tringa minuta), etc. ...
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Acre (1 Occurrence)
... only here and in Psalm 129:3, is in Brown's Hebrew Lexicon defined as "plowing-ground."
This gives the rendering "as it were in half a plowing-stint, a yoke of ...
/a/acre.htm - 9k

Stinkweed (1 Occurrence)

/s/stinkweed.htm - 6k

Stipulations (3 Occurrences)

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Scant (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one
in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries. ...
/s/scant.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Stint (1 Occurrence)

Job 36:19 Will thy cry avail, that thou be not in distress, Or all the forces of thy'strength?
(See JPS)



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