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Stays

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Stays

STAYS, noun plural

1. A bodice; a kind of waistcoat stiffened with whalebone or other thing, worn by females.

2. stays of a ship. [See Stay.]

3. Station; fixed anchorage.

4. Any support; that which keeps another extended.

Weavers, stretch your stays upon the weft.