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3 definitions found
 for stanchel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stanchel \Stan"chel\ (st[a^]n"sh[e^]l), n.
     A stanchion.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stanchion \Stan"chion\ (st[a^]n"sh[u^]n; 277), n. [OF. estanson,
     estan[,c]on, F. ['e]tan[,c]on, from OF. estance a stay, a
     prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to
     stand. See Stand, and cf. Stanza.] [Written also
     stanchel.]
     1. (Arch.) A prop or support; a piece of timber in the form
        of a stake or post, used for a support or stay.
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     2. (Naut.) Any upright post or beam used as a support, as for
        the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc.
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     3. A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stannel \Stan"nel\ (-n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla;
     properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the
     rocks. See Stone, and Yell, and cf. Stonegall.] (Zool.)
     The kestrel; -- called also standgale, standgall,
     stanchel, stand hawk, stannel hawk, steingale,
     stonegall. [Written also staniel, stannyel, and
     stanyel.]
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           With what wing the staniel checks at it. --Shak.
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