Word:

Stale

Pronunciation: stāld
n.1.The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
a.1.Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer.
2.Not new; not freshly made; as, stale bread.
3.Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed.
4.Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common.
Wit itself, if stale is less pleasing.
- Grew.
Stale affidavit
(Law) an affidavit held above a year.
Stale demand
(Law) a claim or demand which has not been pressed or demanded for a long time.
- Craig.
v. t.1.To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out.
[imp. & p. p. Staled (stāld); p. pr. & vb. n. Staling.]
v. i.1.To make water; to discharge urine; - said especially of horses and cattle.
n.1.That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use.
2.A prostitute.
3.Urine, esp. that of beasts.
1.Something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon.
Still, as he went, he crafty stales did lay.
- Spenser.
2.A stalking-horse.
3.(Chess) A stalemate.
4.A laughingstock; a dupe.
Verb1.stale - urinate, of cattle and horses
Adj.1.stale - showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"
Antonyms:
fresh - not stale or old; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"
2.stale - lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"
Synonyms: moth-eaten, old
3.stale - no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news"
Synonyms: cold
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