2. Verb. (third-person singular of stint) ¹
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Definition of Stints
1. stint [v] - See also: stint
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Literary usage of Stints
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1. Encyclopædia of the Laws of England with Forms and Precedents by the Most by Alexander Wood Renton, Maxwell Anderson Robertson, Frederick Pollock, William Bowstead (1906)
"*s to stints, hereditaments in some other instrument of enfranchisement: AND WHEREAS upon the consideration of the said matters in difference the said owner ..."
2. The Laws Relating to the Poor: Being a Supplement to the Sixth Edition of by John Tidd Pratt, Edmund Bott, Michael Nolan (1833)
"These portions are called stints, and they, like the meadows, vary in value, from 2/. to !)/. per annum : the senior burgesses being in like manner entitled ..."
3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1856)
"050 stints, 5 dozen 090 Sturgeon, 1 goyle [jowl] 0 5 0 One seal [a delicacy now out of fashion] 0 13 4 One porpoise [also obsolete at table] 0 13 4 DINNER ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: During by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, James Manning, Archer Ryland (1837)
"In the exercise of this right the burgesses assembled in guilds make bye-laws to regulate the enjoyment of the meadows and stints, and have prescribed the ..."
5. Siberia in Europe: A Visit to the Valley of the Petchora, in North-east by Henry Seebohm (1880)
"... bunting— Overhauling our plunder — The Company's manager — Discussions concerning the stints—Probable line of migration followed by birds. ..."
6. Berwick-upon-Tweed: The History of the Town and Guild by John Scott (1888)
"... and the yearly deficiency indicated in this abstract should have been saved on the meadows and stints. That is, the freemen of the first thirty years of ..."
7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1864)
"These portions are called stints, and they, like the meadows, vary in value, from '21. to 9/. per annum : the senior burgesses being in like manner entitled ..."