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pou sto

noun plural pou stos literary
  1. a place upon which to stand
  2. a basis of operation
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Word Origin

Greek: where I may stand, from Archimedes' saying that he could move the earth if given a place to stand
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Historical Examples

  • Here lies the pou-sto for the lever of Governmental interference.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864

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