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noun 
  1. A period of time spent doing or being something. A spell.
He had a in jail.
verb 
  1. (context, archaic, intransitive) To stop (an action); cease, desist.
  2. (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 " Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Franklin's Tale", Canterbury Tales
      1. (intransitive) To be sparing or mean.
      The next party you throw, don't on the beer. =

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