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Stern
Stern Stern, a. [Compar. Sterner; superl. Sternest.] [OE. sterne, sturne, AS. styrne; cf. D. stuurish stern, Sw. stursk refractory. [root]166.] Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree. The sterne wind so loud gan to rout. --Chaucer. I would outstare the sternest eyes that look. --Shak. When that the poor have cried, C[ae]sar hath wept; Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. --Shak. Stern as tutors, and as uncles hard. --Dryden. These barren rocks, your stern inheritance. --Wordsworth. Syn: Gloomy; sullen; forbidding; strict; unkind; hard-hearted; unfeeling; cruel; pitiless.
Stern
Stern Stern, n. [AS. stearn a kind of bird. See Starling.] (Zo["o]l.) The black tern.

Meaning of Stern from wikipedia

- The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter...
- Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, comedian, and author. He is best known for his radio show...
- The Howard Stern Show is an American radio show hosted by Howard Stern that gained wide recognition when it was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio...
- David Joel Stern (September 22, 1942 – January 1, 2020) was an American lawyer and business executive who was the commissioner of the National Basketball...
- Nicolas Stern (born September 12, 1965) is an American film producer. Member of an artist family, he is the son of Golden Globe-winning actress Samantha...
- Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was an American violinist. Born in Poland, Stern came to the US when he was 14 months old. Stern performed...
- Itzhak Stern (25 January 1901 – 1969) was a Polish-Israeli Jewish Holocaust survivor who worked for Sudeten-German industrialist Oskar Schindler and ****isted...
- Avraham Stern (Hebrew: אברהם שטרן, Avraham Shtern), alias Yair (Hebrew: יאיר; December 23, 1907 – February 12, 1942) was one of the leaders of the Jewish...
- Daniel Jacob Stern (born August 28, 1957) is an American actor, artist, director, and screenwriter. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Marv Merchants...
- Stern is an American actress who appeared in the play "Skys****er". Stern is the daughter of actress Samantha Eggar and actor and producer Tom Stern....