Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
STAND, n.2 Also staun. A tub, barrel or cask set upright to contain water, ale, meal, salted beef or the like (Sc. 1808 Jam.; Per. 1971). Obs. exc. dial. in Eng. Combs. beef-stand, water-stand (Ib.).
Mry. 1708 E. D. Dunbar Social Life (1865) 212:
Five puncheons, and a waterstand. Sc. 1728 Clerk of Penicuik MSS.:
A bathing stand cannot be got into any of the rooms for the narrounes of the doors. Slg. 1757 Session Papers, Wallace v. Morrison, State of Process (18 Nov.) 46:
Taking steep-burn in stands out of it. Ags. 1765 Trail of K. Nairn 105:
She followed her mistress up stairs, wanting some beef out of the beef-stand. Nai. 1828 W. Gordon Poems 49:
In staves my stauns he brak them down, And set my wort a sailing.
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