Old English styntan âmake bluntâ, probably influenced in some senses by cognate Old Norse *stynta.
- context|archaic|intransitive To stop (an action); cease, desist.
- context|obsolete|intransitive To stop speaking or talking (of a subject).
#*Late C14: Now wol I stynten of this Arveragus, / And speken I wole of Dorigen his wyf â Geoffrey Chaucer, âThe Franklin's Taleâ, Canterbury Tales
- intransitive To be sparing or mean.
#:The next party you throw, don't stint on the beer.
- A period of time spent doing or being something. A spell.
#:He had a stint in jail.
- Any of several very small wading birds in the genus Calidris. Types of sandpiper, such as the dunlin or the sanderling.
- (Medical) Misspelling of stent.
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