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stane

[steyn] /steɪn/
noun, adjective, adverb, verb (used with object), staned, staning. Scot. and North England
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  • Before stane had recovered from his surprise the ax was raised again.

    A Mating in the Wilds Ottwell Binns
  • "Yes," was stane's reply, then he nodded and turned towards the door.

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  • stane sat there with a very thoughtful look upon his face; and after a moment Miss Yardely spoke again.

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  • stane stared at her in amazement as he gave the exclamation.

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  • Twice during the operation stane opened his eyes, groaned heavily, and passed into unconsciousness again.

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  • "I rather fancy he did not," replied stane with a bitter laugh.

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  • If a stane were to slip frae a rock tap in a' the isle, it is on Colin it wad light.

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  • stane looked down the river and from the river to the woods which lined its banks.

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  • To stane the discovery of the stores was a great relief, far greater than the girl knew.

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  • In spite of the seriousness of the situation, stane laughed.

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British Dictionary definitions for stane

stane

/steɪn/
noun
1.
a Scot word for stone
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