Stent (?), v. t. [Obs. imp. Stente (?); obs. p. p. Stent.] [See Stint.]

To keep within limits; to restain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint.

Then would he weep, he might not be stent. Chaucer.

Yet n'ould she stent Her bitter railing and foul revilement. Spenser.


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Stent, v. i.

To stint; to stop; to cease.

And of this cry they would never stenten. Chaucer.


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Stent, n.

An allotted portion; a stint.

"Attain'd his journey's stent."

Mir. for Mag.


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