Middle English Dictionary Entry

stellen v.
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Note: Cp. astellen v., onstellen v., stallen v.
(a) To establish (a rule), institute (a law); (b) ?to set or fix (castles with pigstys), turn (castles into pigstys) [could also be construed as stelen v. 3.(b), in which case the obj. of the prep. would be sti(e n.(2) rather than sti n.]; (c) ppl. stellende, ?firm, unyielding, grim.