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Definition of Stint

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Sanderling San"der*ling, n. [Sand + -ling. So called because it obtains its food by searching the moist sands of the seashore.] (Zo["o]l.) A small gray and brown sandpiper (Calidris arenaria) very common on sandy beaches in America, Europe, and Asia. Called also curwillet, sand lark, stint, and ruddy plover.
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Stint Stint, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) 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. (b) A phalarope.
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Stint Stint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Stinting.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull, stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial, Sw. stynta to shorten, stunt short. Cf. Stent, Stunt.] 1. To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance. I shall not go about to extenuate the latitude of the curse upon the earth, or stint it only to the production of weeds. --Woodward. She stints them in their meals. --Law. 2. To put an end to; to stop. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. 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. 4. To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares. The majority of maiden mares will become stinted while at work. --J. H. Walsh.
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Stint Stint, v. i. To stop; to cease. [Archaic] They can not stint till no thing be left. --Chaucer. And stint thou too, I pray thee. --Shak. The damsel stinted in her song. --Sir W. Scott.
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Stint Stint, n. [Also written stent. See Stint, v. t.] 1. Limit; bound; restraint; extent. God has wrote upon no created thing the utmost stint of his power. --South. 2. Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted. His old stint -- three thousand pounds a year. --Cowper.

Meaning of Stint from wikipedia

- A stint is one of several very small waders in the paraphyletic "Calidris" ****emblage – often separated in Erolia – which in North America are known as...
- Ajay Bhattacharyya, known professionally as Stint, is a Canadian record producer and songwriter. He is mostly known for producing for the likes of Gallant...
- The little stint (Calidris minuta) (or Erolia minuta), is a very small wader. It breeds in arctic Europe and Asia, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering...
- A stint is a small wader in the bird genus Calidris. Stint may also refer to: Northern shoveler, a species of duck Stint (producer), a Canadian music producer...
- The red-necked stint (Calidris ruficollis) is a small migratory wader. The genus name is from Ancient Gr**** kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle...
- Temminck's stint (Calidris temminckii) is a small wader. This bird's common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Dutch naturalist Coenraad Jacob Temminck...
- "Weight in Gold" was released on June 26, 2015. The song was produced by Stint. The second single, "Skipping Stones", was released on February 5, 2016...
- seasons with the Baltimore Black Sox, and finished his career with a two-year stint with the Brooklyn Royal Giants in 1929 and 1930. Brown died in Washington...
- Giants, and Lincoln Stars, and finished his career in 1921 with a brief stint with the Bacharach Giants. "Lefty Harvey". seamheads.com. Retrieved October...
- films in her career. She has acted in nearly 25 Kannada films. During her stint as an actress, she was recognized for her beauty and performance. She debuted...
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