Remain overnight, as in We hadn’t planned to stay over but the bad weather changed our plans. [ Late 1800s ]
adjective 1. (of fabric or clothing) treated so as to retain a freshly ironed look after washing.
verb (used without object), stayed or staid, staying. 1. to spend some time in a place, in a situation, with a person or group, etc.: He stayed in the army for ten years. 2. to continue to be as specified, as to condition or state: to stay clean. 3. to hold out or endure, as […]
noun, Nautical. 1. any sail set on a stay, as a triangular sail between two masts. noun 1. an auxiliary sail, often triangular, set to catch the wind, as between the masts of a yawl (mizzen staysail), aft of a spinnaker (spinnaker staysail), etc
- Stay stitching
noun 1. a line of stitches made in the seam allowance to prevent the edges from stretching