Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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STAB, n.3 A stool, small wooden seat (Sh. a.1838 Jam. MSS. XII. 212, 1914 Angus Gl., Sh. 1971). Sh. 1898  Shetland News (1 Oct.):
Shü wis sittin apo a stab atween da restin-shair an' da fire.
Sh. 1966  New Shetlander No. 77. 25:
Da peerie stab staands near da fire whaar I wis wint ta sit.

[Norw. stabbe, Icel. stabbi, block, tree-stump.]

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