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Definition of "stanchness" []

  • The quality or state of being stanch. (noun)

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Use "stanchness" in a sentence
  • "They were a noble and intelligent people, who "had the virtues of the English Puritans without their bigotry," and their coming to America infused into colonial life another element of stanchness of character that was felt all through colonial days."
  • "But what of it — has your Grace gained much by my stanchness?"
  • "If Harry had just cause for anger and sorrow in regard to Nokes and Boscobel, he certainly had equal cause to be proud of the stanchness of his remaining satellites."