stound

noun
\ˈstau̇nd, ˈstünd\

Definition of stound 

archaic

: time, while

First Known Use of stound

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stound

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

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