Definition of Stayed

1. a. Staid; fixed; settled; sober; -- now written staid. See Staid.



Definition of Stayed

1. Verb. (past of stay) ¹

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Definition of Stayed

1. stay [v] - See also: stay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stayed

stay off
stay on
stay over
stay put
stay the course
stay the distance
stay the night
stay together
stay tuned
stay up
stayaway
stayaways
staycation
staycationing
staycations
stayed (current term)
stayedness
stayer
stayers
staying
staying power
staylace
stayless
staymaker
staymakers
stayne
stayned
staynes
stayning
stayover

Literary usage of Stayed

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... have been stayed at their ends by tbe same stitching that secures the gore to the material of the article of wearing apparel to which it is applied. ..."

2. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"burden, whereas thou shouldest have stayed till thy Prince had taken it off; thou didst sinfully sleep and lose thy choice thing; thou wast, also, ..."

3. AnthemsChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with organ (1908)
"•Efe \ -*-i Thou wilt keep him in.. per - feet peace, whose mind is stayed.. on Thou wilt keep him in per - feet peace, whose mind is stayed on ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1888)
"He was again at Oxford in the early part of 1808, and then stayed in London with a ... At the end of the year he returned to Grasmere and stayed with ..."

5. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"BOOK I. How the fight was stayed by the Sabine Of the laws which Romulus made for his ... the Romans stayed their flight, turned round against the advancing ..."

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