chiefly Scotland and Ireland
: glimmer
also : glimpse

Word History


Middle English (northern dialect)

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stime was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near stime

Cite this Entry

“Stime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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