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English → English (WordNet) Definition: staunch staunch adj : firm and dependable especially in loyalty; “a steadfast ally”; “a staunch defender of free speech”; “unswerving devotion”; “unswerving allegiance” [syn: steadfast, unswerving] staunch v : stop the flow of a liquid; “staunch the blood flow”; “them the tide” [syn: stem, stanch, halt]
English → English (gcide) Definition: staunch Stanch \Stanch\ (st[.a]nch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stanched (st[.a]ncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Stanching.] [OF. estanchier, F. ['e]tancher to stop a liquid from flowing; akin to Pr., Sp., & Pg. estancar, It. stancare to weary, LL. stancare, stagnare, to stanch, fr. L. stagnare to be or make stagnant. See Stagnate.] 1. To stop the flowing of, as blood; to check; also, to stop the flowing of blood from; as, to stanch a wound. [Written also staunch.] [1913 Webster] Iron or a stone laid to the neck doth stanch the bleeding of the nose. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To extinguish; to quench, as fire or thirst. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Stanch \Stanch\, a. [Compar. Stancher (-[~e]r); superl. Stanchest.] [From Stanch, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See Stanch, v. t.] [Written also staunch.] 1. Strong and tight; sound; firm; as, a stanch ship. [1913 Webster] One of the closets is parqueted with plain deal, set in diamond, exceeding stanch and pretty. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm in principle; constant and zealous; loyal; hearty; steady; steadfast; as, a stanch churchman; a stanch friend or adherent. --V. Knox. [1913 Webster] In politics I hear you 're stanch. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 3. Close; secret; private. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This is to be kept stanch. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
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