noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly Scot.
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He had gotten a staw of the red soldiers, he said, and wished for that time to see no more of them.The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett
As the Peebles folk said, in their old-fashioned vernacular, he had got 'a staw'—meaning an effectual surfeit.