Stalling Synonyms & Definitions

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• StallingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Stabling.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stall

• StallDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A covering or sheath, as of leather, horn, of iron, for a finger or thumb; a cot; as, a thumb stall; a finger stall.
  2. (v. i.) A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.
  3. (v. i.) To be set, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.
  4. (v. i.) A stand; a station; a fixed spot; hence, the stand or place where a horse or an ox kept and fed; the division of a stable, or the compartment, for one horse, ox, or other animal.
  5. (v. i.) To be tired of eating, as cattle.
  6. (v. i.) A small apartment or shed in which merchandise is exposed for sale; as, a butchers stall; a bookstall.
  7. (v. t.) To forestall; to anticipitate. Having
  8. (v. i.) A stable; a place for cattle.
  9. (v. t.) To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.
  10. (v. t.) To fatten; as, to stall cattle.
  11. (v. i.) In the theater, a seat with arms or otherwise partly inclosed, as distinguished from the benches, sofas, etc.
  12. (v. t.) To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox.
  13. (v. i.) A seat in the choir of a church, for one of the officiating clergy. It is inclosed, either wholly or partially, at the back and sides. The stalls are frequently very rich, with canopies and elaborate carving.
  14. (v. i.) The space left by excavation between pillars. See Post and stall, under Post.
  15. (v. t.) To keep close; to keep secret.
  16. (v. t.) To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix; as, to stall a cart.
  17. (v. i.) To live in, or as in, a stall; to dwell.
  18. (v. i.) To kennel, as dogs.