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noun, adjective, adverb, verb (used with object), staned, stan·ing. Scot. and North England.
  1. stone.
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Historical Examples

  • An hour passed, and then glancing at her Stane saw that she had fallen asleep.

    A Mating in the Wilds

    Ottwell Binns

  • Stane considered her news for a moment and then gave an obvious explanation.

  • "You have still plenty of work before you," said Stane, after congratulating her.

  • Tomorrow I shall go hunting—and you will see, Mr. Stane, oh, you will see!

  • "It will be as well," agreed Stane, as he began to circle round the cabin again.

British Dictionary definitions for stane


  1. a Scot word for stone
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