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Stint, vb. 1) tr. to check, to stop, to cause to cease: “we must not s. our necessary actions, in the fear to cope malicious censurers,” H8 I, 2, 76. “the combatants being kin half --s their strife before their strokes begin,” Troil. IV, 5, 93. “he can at pleasure s. their melody,” Tit. IV, 4, 86. “make war breed peace, make peace s. war,” Tim. V, 4, 83.
2) intr. to cease: “it --ed and said Ay,” Rom. I, 3, 48. Rom. I, 3, 48 “and s. thou too,” Rom. I, 3, 48 “wherefore she does, and swears she'll never s., make raging battery upon shores of flint,” Per. IV, 4, 42.
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