stound

noun

ˈstau̇nd How to pronounce stound (audio)
ˈstünd
archaic
: time, while

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stound was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near stound

Cite this Entry

“Stound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stound. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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