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English → English (gcide) Definition: Stay busk Stay \Stay\, n. [Cf. OF. estai, F. ['e]tai support, and E. stay a rope to support a mast.] 1. That which serves as a prop; a support. “My only strength and stay.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Trees serve as so many stays for their vines. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Lord Liverpool is the single stay of this ministry. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. A corset stiffened with whalebone or other material, worn by women, and rarely by men. [1913 Webster] How the strait stays the slender waist constrain. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 3. Continuance in a place; abode for a space of time; sojourn; as, you make a short stay in this city. [1913 Webster] Make haste, and leave thy business and thy care; No mortal interest can be worth thy stay. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Embrace the hero and his stay implore. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 4. Cessation of motion or progression; stand; stop. [1913 Webster] Made of sphere metal, never to decay Until his revolution was at stay. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Affairs of state seemed rather to stand at a stay. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 5. Hindrance; let; check. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They were able to read good authors without any stay, if the book were not false. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster] 6. Restraint of passion; moderation; caution; steadiness; sobriety. [Obs.] “Not grudging that thy lust hath bounds and stays.” --Herbert. [1913 Webster] The wisdom, stay, and moderation of the king. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] With prudent stay he long deferred The rough contention. --Philips. [1913 Webster] 7. (Engin.) Strictly, a part in tension to hold the parts together, or stiffen them. [1913 Webster] Stay bolt (Mech.), a bolt or short rod, connecting opposite plates, so as to prevent them from being bulged out when acted upon by a pressure which tends to force them apart, as in the leg of a steam boiler. Stay busk, a stiff piece of wood, steel, or whalebone, for the front support of a woman's stays. Cf. Busk. Stay rod, a rod which acts as a stay, particularly in a steam boiler. [1913 Webster]


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