adjective, stanch·er, stanch·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stanchstanch·ly, adverbstanch·ness, noun
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Never was a stancher heart than thine, Caillette, or a truer friend.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
"They could not have a stancher or prettier champion, my dear," said a gray-haired man who sat near me.The Mistress of Bonaventure|Harold Bindloss
And never had Duane bestrode a gamer, swifter, stancher beast.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
His flight had made many uneasy, but his return, for that reason, brought a stancher fealty from these; and this was evident now.A Cumberland Vendetta|John Fox, Jr.
There were no stancher adherents of the democratic idea than our intellectual aristocrats.The American Mind|Bliss Perry