[ stey-muhn ]
/ ˈsteɪ mən /
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noun, plural Stay·mans.
a variety of apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
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How to use Stayman in a sentence
It was introduced, probably about 1887, by Stayman & Black of Leavenworth.
It was introduced in 1887 by Stayman & Black of Leavenworth.
It was introduced by Stayman & Black in 1891 but has not been widely grown.
Dr. Stayman was a man of great originality and had varied interests.
In corroboration of this Stayman reports that it is not found growing native in clayey, limestone soils.
British Dictionary definitions for Stayman
/ (ˈsteɪmən) /
(in contract bridge) a conventional response in clubs to a partner's opening no-trump bid, as a request for the partner to show any four-card major
Word Origin for Stayman
C20: named after Samuel M. Stayman (1909–94), US bridge expert
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