- the smallest bit; a drop, taste, or glimpse.
Origin of stime
1250–1300; Middle English (Scots); perhaps < Old Norse skīmi a glimpse
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Historical Examples of 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