- a rigid or unyielding position.
Origin of standfast
First recorded in 1710–20; noun use of verb phrase stand fast
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Examples from the Web for standfast
“Well, as I was coming along I was musing with myself,” said Standfast.
Well, Standfast was much given to musing, just as David was.
Especially the deathbed, if I must so call it, of Mr. Standfast.
Standfast was the last of the pilgrims to go over the river.
Can any of your readers give me further particulars of Mr. Standfast, or tell me where to find them?