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[stahym] /staɪm/
noun, Scot., Irish English.
the smallest bit; a drop, taste, or glimpse.
Origin of stime
1250-1300; Middle English (Scots); perhaps < Old Norse skīmi a glimpse Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Even with three wicks it gave but a stime of light, and never allowed the weaver to see more than the half of his loom at a time.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

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