stoven

noun
sto·​ven | \ ˈstōvən \
plural -s

Definition of stoven

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, British
: stump

stoven

adjective
\ " \

Definition of stoven (Entry 2 of 2)

: broken in : staved, smashed

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History and Etymology for stoven

Noun

Middle English, from Old English stofn; akin to Old Norse stofn stump of a tree, stūfr stump

Adjective

stove (past participle of stave entry 2) + -en (as in gotten)

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“Stoven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoven. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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