Stancher



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 are carried over shallow parts of a river in a rush of water released by the lock

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    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 […]

  • Stanchion

    noun 1. an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, ship, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to furnish with stanchions. 3. to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions. noun 1. any vertical pole, rod, etc, used as a support verb 2. (transitive) to provide or support with a […]



  • Stanchions

    noun 1. an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, ship, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to furnish with stanchions. 3. to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions. noun 1. any vertical pole, rod, etc, used as a support verb 2. (transitive) to provide or support with a […]

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    adjective 1. not to be stanched. 2. incessant: a stanchless torrent of words.



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