Middle English Dictionary Entry

stinting(e ger.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) Stopping, ending, termination; pause; a stop; assuaging of anguish; withouten (ani) ~, ceaselessly, continuously; ben upon a ~, hunt. of the hounds: to come to a stop when the scent is lost [cp. stint n.(1) (d)]; (b) ~ of the sonne, the time of the summer or winter solstice; (c) a medicine that stops tears from flowing; (d) the act of standing or holding still; (e) hindrance.

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. stinting.