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verb, noun
  1. a Scot word for stand
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Examples from the Web for staun

Historical Examples of staun

  • Staun by the windlass, ye deevils, I'm comin' up wi' specimens!

    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.