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stime

[stahym] /staɪm/
noun, Scot., Irish English
1.
the smallest bit; a drop, taste, or glimpse.
Origin of stime
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English (Scots); perhaps < Old Norse skīmi a glimpse
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  • Even with three wicks it gave but a stime of light, and never allowed the weaver to see more than the half of his loom at a time.

    Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie

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