Steen (?), n. [AS. stna. See Stone.] [Written also stean.]

1.

A vessel of clay or stone.

"An huge great earth-pot steane."

Spenser.

2.

A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern, etc.; a steening.

 

© Webster 1913.


Steen, v. t. [AS. stnan to adorn with stones or gems. See Stone.]

To line, as a well, with brick, stone, or other hard material.

[Written also stean, and stein.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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