Lane fetched the stiffener in a soda-water bottle, and it cleared the legal atmosphere.
I say, Lane, fetch me a nobbler of brandy; a stiffener, mind.
"Weel, that is a stiffener," he said, drawing a long breath.
Another draught, Anthony; a stiffener to thy courage, mayhap.
The bridle or drawing point of the sledge is formed of hide, and is secured to the beak or stiffener.
The fact is, my head is so heavy, that it rolls about on my shoulders; and I must have a stiffener down my throat to prop it up.