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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stall, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stalled p. pr. & vb. n. Stalling.]
 1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox.
    Where King Latinus then his oxen stalled.    --Dryden.
 2. To fatten; as, to stall cattle. [Prov. Eng.]
 3. To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install. [Obs.]
 4. To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix; as, to stall a cart.
    His horses had been stalled in the snow.   --E. E. Hale.
 5. To forestall; to anticipate. [Obs.]
    This is not to be stall'd by my report.   --Massinger.
 6. To keep close; to keep secret. [Obs.]
    Stall this in your bosom.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stall·ing n. Stabling.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a tactic used to mislead or delay [syn: stall]