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noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly Scot.
  1. stall1.
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Historical Examples

  • 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.