stabiliment

Stabiliment

Sta*bil"i*ment\, n. [L. stabilimentum, fr. stabilire to make firm ir stable, fr. stabilis. See Stable, a.] The act of making firm; firm support; establishment. [R.] --Jer. taylor.

They serve for stabiliment, propagation, and shade. --Derham.
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