Suddenly there was a shock and stound all over the vessel, her progress was stopped, and a rocking vibration was felt everywhere.
"Your father is nothing but an ache and a stound to you, lass," Sim would say in a whimper.
stound; a stroke that suddenly over-powers and produces faintness.
I'd be nothing but an ache and a stound to the lass, as I've olas been—nothing but an ache and a stound to them all.
I felt a stound of anguish at the words that might in other circumstances have been true but now were so remote from it.