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

 stint /ˈstɪnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stint /ˈstɪnt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Stinting.]
 1. To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.
    I shall not go about to extenuate the latitude of the curse upon the earth, or stint it only to the production of weeds.   --Woodward.
    She stints them in their meals.   --Law.
 2. To put an end to; to stop. [Obs.]
 3. To assign a certain (i. e., limited) task to (a person), upon the performance of which one is excused from further labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent.
 4. To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares.
    The majority of maiden mares will become stinted while at work.   --J. H. Walsh.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stint n. Zool. (a) Any one of several species of small sandpipers, as the sanderling of Europe and America, the dunlin, the little stint of India (Tringa minuta), etc. Called also pume. (b) A phalarope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stint, v. i. To stop; to cease. [Archaic]
    They can not stint till no thing be left.   --Chaucer.
    And stint thou too, I pray thee.   --Shak.
    The damsel stinted in her song.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stint, n.
 1. Limit; bound; restraint; extent.
    God has wrote upon no created thing the utmost stint of his power.   --South.
 2. Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted.
    His old stint -- three thousand pounds a year.   --Cowper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an unbroken period of time during which you do something;
           "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in
           the federal penitentiary" [syn: stretch]
      2: smallest American sandpiper [syn: least sandpiper, Erolia
      3: an individuals prescribed share of work; "her stint as a
         lifeguard exhausted her"
      v 1: subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp" [syn: scrimp,
      2: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with
         the allowance" [syn: skimp, scant]