have a stab at

Definition of have a stab at

  1. :  to try (doing something) Let me have a stab at fixing that.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a wound produced by a pointed object or weapon

    :  a thrust of a pointed weapon

    :  a jerky thrust

  1. :  to wound or pierce by the thrust of a pointed object or weapon

    :  thrust, drive

    :  to thrust or give a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon

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a brief usually trivial fact

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