stint

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To stop speaking or talking (of a subject)

Now wol I stynten of this Arveragus, / And speken I wole of Dorigen his wyf.

To be sparing or mean

The next party you throw, don't stint on the beer.

To stop (an action); cease, desist

O do thy cruell wrath and spightfull wrong / At length allay, and stint thy stormy strife .

A period of time spent doing or being something. A spell

He had a stint in jail.

Common misspelling of stent
Any of several very small wading birds in the genus Calidris. Types of sandpiper, such as the dunlin or the sanderling
{v} to bound, limit, fix, restrain, confine
{n} a bound, limit, restraint, proportion, part
subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp"
A stint is a period of time which you spend doing a particular job or activity or working in a particular place. He is returning to this country after a five-year stint in Hong Kong. Any of several small sandpipers of the genera Erolia or Calidris, of northern regions. a period of time spent doing a particular job or activity stint in/at. to provide or use too little of something stint on
limited) task to (a person), upon the performance of which one is excused from further labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent
an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance
To assign a certain i
an individuals prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her" supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance
To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance
A phalarope
smallest American sandpiper
To stop; to cease
Limit; bound; restraint; extent
Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted
Misspelling of stent
To serve successfully; to get with foal; said of mares
Any one of several species of small sandpipers, as the sanderling of Europe and America, the dunlin, the little stint of India (Tringa minuta), etc
an individuals prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
{i} fixed amount of work; period of time; limitation, restriction
{f} restrict, limit, economize, skimp; be frugal
To put an end to; to stop
Called also pume
A stint
pume
stinted
past of stint
stinter
an economizer who stints someone with something
stinter
One who, or that which, stints
stinter
{i} one who limits, one who restricts
stinting
avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
stinting
present participle of stint
stints
third-person singular of stint
stints
plural of , stint
stint
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