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standish

[stan-dish] /ˈstæn dɪʃ/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a stand for ink, pens, and other writing materials.
Origin of standish
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; origin uncertain; perhaps stand + dish

Standish

[stan-dish] /ˈstæn dɪʃ/
noun
1.
Burt L. pseudonym of Gilbert Patten.
2.
Myles or Miles
[mahylz] /maɪlz/ (Show IPA),
c1584–1656, American settler, born in England: military leader in Plymouth Colony.
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  • The entire time people are over, he is off-standish and cowers, tail between his legs.
British Dictionary definitions for standish

standish

/ˈstændɪʃ/
noun
1.
a stand, usually of metal, for pens, ink bottles, etc
Word Origin
C15: of unknown origin

Standish

/ˈstændɪʃ/
noun
1.
Myles (or Miles). ?1584–1656, English military leader of the Pilgrim Fathers at Plymouth, New England
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