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stound

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noun \ˈstau̇nd, ˈstünd\

Definition of stound

archaic

  1. :  time, while



Origin and Etymology of stound

Middle English, from Old English stund; akin to Old High German stunta time, hour


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with stound


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