\ ˈstōt, ˈstȯit \

Definition of stoit

1 chiefly Scottish : stagger, lurch
2 dialectal, England : to jump up

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History and Etymology for stoit

perhaps from Dutch stuiten to stop, check, bounce; akin to Old High German stōzan to push, thrust

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“Stoit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoit. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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