[ stahym ]
/ staɪm /

noun Scot., Irish English.

the smallest bit; a drop, taste, or glimpse.

Origin of stime

1250–1300; Middle English (Scots); perhaps < Old Norse skīmi a glimpse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stime

  • Even with three wicks it gave but a stime of light, and never allowed the weaver to see more than the half of his loom at a time.

    Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie