Definition of Styme

1. to peer [v STYMED, STYMING, STYMES] - See also: peer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styme

stylometrics
stylometry
stylommatophorous
stylophone
stylophones
stylopodia
stylopodium
stylos
stylostatistical
stylostatistics
stylostixis
stylotypite
stylus
stylus printer
styluses
styme (current term)
stymed
stymes
stymie
stymied
stymieing
stymies
styming
stymy
stymying
styphnate
styphnates
styphnic
styphnic acid
stypsis

Literary usage of Styme

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"styme, s. 1. A particle, a whit, the faintest form of any object ... To styme, vn 1. To open the eyes partially, to look as one docs whose vision is ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"I've seen me daz't upon a time, I scarce could wink or sec a styme. ... Jamieson hints, rather than asserts, that styme is from the Welsh ystum, form, ..."

3. The Antiquary (1873)
"To stime (or rather styme) says Jamieson, is '• to look at one whose vision is ... Again, styme—the faintest form of any object—the slightest degree ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"... a stwory I'll be bound styme, c., ... Can n't see a styme.' Styne, Styan, c. a painful swelling on the eye-lid. ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[Origin obscure; perhaps connected with styme, stime, a glimpse, a transitory glance.] In golf-playing, a position in whicn a player has to putt for the ..."

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