noun, plural stoas, stoai
[stoh-ahy] /ˈstoʊ aɪ/ (Show IPA), stoae
[stoh-ee] /ˈstoʊ i/ (Show IPA)
Greek Architecture. a portico, usually a detached portico of considerable length, that is used as a promenade or meeting place.
noun (pl) stoae (ˈstəʊiː), stoas
a covered walk that has a colonnade on one or both sides, esp as used in ancient Greece
noun 1. the ermine, Mustela erminea, especially when in brown summer pelage. noun 1. a small Eurasian musteline mammal, Mustela erminea, closely related to the weasels, having a brown coat and a black-tipped tail: in the northern parts of its range it has a white winter coat and is then known as an ermine
noun, Tailoring. 1. the process or technique of finishing a facing, collar, or the like, or of mending material with concealed stitching.
noun, Chiefly South Midland U.S. 1. a post, stump, or stake. noun 1. (Scot & Northern English, US, dialect) a post or stump
noun, plural stoccados. Archaic. 1. a thrust with a rapier or other pointed weapon.