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Definition of Stale

Stale
Stale Stale, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Staled; p. pr. & vb. n. Staling.] To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out. Age can not wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety. --Shak.
Stale
Stale Stale, a. [Akin to stale urine, and to stall, n.; probably from Low German or Scandinavian. Cf. Stale, v. i.] 1. Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer. 2. Not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread. 3. Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed. ``A stale virgin.' --Spectator. 4. Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common. --Swift. Wit itself, if stale is less pleasing. --Grew. How weary, stale flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! --Shak. Stale affidavit (Law), an affidavit held above a year. --Craig. Stale demand (Law), a claim or demand which has not been pressed or demanded for a long time.
Stale
Stale Stale, v. i. [Akin to D. & G. stallen, Dan. stalle, Sw. stalla, and E. stall a stable. ? 163. See Stall, n., and cf. Stale, a.] To make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle. --Hudibras.
Stale
Stale Stale, n. [See Stale, a. & v. i.] 1. That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use. [Obs.] 2. A prostitute. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. Urine, esp. that of beasts. ``Stale of horses.' --Shak.

Meaning of Stale from wikipedia

- Staling, or "going stale", is a chemical and physical process in bread and similar foods that reduces their palatability. Stale bread is dry and hard...
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