Stanchest



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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