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15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English stathel base, support, bottom of a stack, from Old English statho base; akin to Old High German stān to stand — more at stand
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“Staddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staddle. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.
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