Definitions starting with S

ID #5704

stall (up)

[OED to keep (an animal) in a stall, esp. for fattening; to take away (a person's) appetite, to satiate (now dial)] v. 1. (of food) to satiate, to cloy: Macaroni stall me up (i.e. fills me up fast). (Black)

2. (of persons) to be satiated or tired (of food or drink): I'm stalled of lime ade. I stall o' dis (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-10-30 14:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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