Today's Word of the Day means...
"For what the grete Stiede
Is stole, thanne he taketh hiede,
And makth the stable dore fast."
[John Gower, "Confessio Amantis," 1390]
stable sta·ble (stā'bəl)
adj. sta·bler, sta·blest
Resistant to change of position or condition.
Not subject to mental illness or irrationality.
Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.
Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.
The group of people performing similar work, managed by one person: She's part of his stable of writers (1937+)