a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one's education.
a student who withdraws from school temporarily.
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How to use stop-out in a sentence
I was forced to lay out about fifty shillings to stop out the rain, and keep the room from smoking so much.George Fox | George Fox
He has never done such a thing in his life as to stop out all night.Averil | Rosa Nouchette Carey
"Promise me you will not stop out long, Vera," says Sir John to her as they go side by side down the drive.Vera Nevill | Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
This is not necessary, however, in our present case, and you may therefore stop out the whole background.A Treatise on Etching | Maxime Lalanne
It will be necessary to stop out the latter before the former, otherwise you will have a discordant difference in tone.A Treatise on Etching | Maxime Lalanne
British Dictionary definitions for stop out
(tr, adverb) to cover (part of the area) of a piece of cloth, printing plate, etc, to prevent it from being dyed, etched, etc
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