n.1.(Zool.) 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.
v. t.1.To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.
[imp. & p. p. Stinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Stinting.]
2.To put an end to; to stop.
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.
v. i.1.To stop; to cease.
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.
n.1.Limit; bound; restraint; extent.
2.Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted.
His old stint - three thousand pounds a year.
- Cowper.
Noun1.stint - an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
Synonyms: stretch
2.Stintstint - smallest American sandpiper
3.stint - an individuals prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
Verb1.stint - subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp"
Synonyms: scrimp, skimp
2.stint - supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
Synonyms: scant, skimp

STINT, Eng. law. The proportionable part of a man's cattle, which he may keep upon the common.
     2. To use a thing without stint, is to use it without limit.

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Translate Stint to German, Translate Stint to French
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