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Definition of Stint
stintSanderling San"der*ling, n. [Sand + -ling. So called because
it obtains its food by searching the moist sands of the
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. StintStint 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
(b) A phalarope. StintStint 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.
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.
StintStint 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.
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
- Ajay Bhattacharyya, known professionally
, is a Canadian record producer
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- 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
may also refer
shoveler, a species
of duck Stint
(producer), a Canadian music
- The red-necked stint
(Calidris ruficollis) is a small migratory
wader. The genus
name is from Ancient
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
- "Weight in Gold" was released
on June 26, 2015. The song was produced
. The second
single, "Skipping Stones", was released
with the Baltimore Black
Sox, and finished
with a two-year stint
with the Brooklyn Royal Giants
in 1929 and 1930. Brown
died in Washington...
- Giants, and Lincoln
Stars, and finished
in 1921 with a brief stint
with the Bacharach
Giants. "Lefty Harvey". seamheads.com. Retrieved
in her career. She has acted
as an actress, she was recognized
for her beauty
and performance. She debuted...
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