a Scot word for stand
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How to use staun in a sentence
staun by the windlass, ye deevils, I'm comin' up wi' specimens!In Search of El Dorado | Alexander MacDonald
If ye want to ken the way I'm gaun hame wi' this wally umbrella-staun', I'll tell ye the rale truth.Erchie | (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
I'm that thin they couldna hit me, an' in ony case I'm teuch eneuch tae staun ony pison.In Search of El Dorado | Alexander MacDonald
But his change o' colour's no the warst o't. See, he hasna a leg to staun upon, and every teeth that was in his head's faun oot.
"staun aside, guidwife, staun aside," he said; at the same time gently pushing his wife back with his left hand as he spoke.