a tax whose revenue is derived from the sale of stamps that are required to be affixed to certain retail merchandise and legal documents.
noun 1. a male given name, form of Stanley.
noun 1. the position or bearing of the body while standing: legs spread in a wide stance; the threatening stance of the bull. 2. a mental or emotional position adopted with respect to something: They assumed an increasingly hostile stance in their foreign policy. 3. Sports. the relative position of the feet, as in addressing […]
verb (used with object) 1. to stop the flow of (a liquid, especially blood). 2. to stop the flow of blood or other liquid from (a wound, leak, etc.). 3. Archaic. to check, allay, or extinguish. verb (used without object) 4. to stop flowing, as blood; be stanched. noun 5. Also called flash-lock, navigation weir. […]
adjective, stancher, stanchest. 1. staunch2 . verb 1. to stem the flow of (a liquid, esp blood) or (of a liquid) to stop flowing 2. to prevent the flow of a liquid, esp blood, from (a hole, wound, etc) 3. an archaic word for assuage noun 4. a primitive form of lock in which boats […]