Definition of Standfasts

1. standfast [n] - See also: standfast



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Standfasts

standbying
standbys
standdown
standdowns
standee
standees
standel
standels
standen
stander
standers
standest
standeth
standfast
standfasts (current term)
standfirst
standgale
standgales
standing
standing(a)
standing army
standing cloud
standing clouds
standing committee
standing committees
standing crop
standing down
standing end
standing ends

Literary usage of Standfasts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Egypt by Sir John Pentland Mahaffy, Joseph Grafton Milne, Stanley Lane-Poole, William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1901)
"... placed his light troops, armed with short lances, in front, and kept a body of 10000 chosen men, whom he called the " standfasts," in the rear. ..."

2. A History of Egypt in the Middle Ages by Stanley Lane-Poole (1901)
"... placed his light troops, armed with short lances, in front, and kept a body of 10000 chosen men, whom he called the " standfasts," in the rear. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"L. standfasts Cordial Comforts. — I have lately procured a copy of an interesting book, entitled " A Little Handful of Cordial Comforts : scattered ..."

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