stall englannista suomeksi
pysähtyä, seisahtua, sammua
pysäyttää, saada sammumaan
A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed.
A stable; a place for cattle.
A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.
(RQ:John Gay Shepherd's Week)
1900, W. Chesnutt|Charles W. Chesnutt, chapter I, in ''House Behind the Cedars|The House Behind the Cedars'':
- He looked in vain into the stalls for the butcher who had sold fresh meat twice a week, on market days ...
A very small room used for a shower or a toilet.
1990, (w), ''(w)'':
- Rabbit eases from the king-size bed, goes into their bathroom with its rose-colored one-piece Fiberglas tub and shower stall, and urinates into the toilet of a matching rose porcelain.
A church office that entitles the incumbent to the use of a church stall.
1910 1840, Dumas|Alexandre Dumas, père, translator not mentioned, ''Grandier, Celebrated Crimes|Celebrated Crimes: Urbain Grandier'', P. F. Collier edition,
- When he had been some months installed there as a priest-in-charge, he received a prebendal stall, thanks to the same patrons, in the collegiate church of Sainte-Croix.
To put (an animal, etc.) in a stall.
To come to a standstill.
To cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall.
1884, (w), ''The Fortunes of Rachel'':
- His horses had been stalled in the snow.
To stop suddenly.
To live in, or as if in, a stall; to dwell.
To be stuck, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.
To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
(RQ:Massinger Bashful Love)
- not to be stall'd by my report
To keep close; to keep secret.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
An action that is intended to cause or actually causes delay.
''His encounters with security, reception, the secretary, and the assistant were all stalls until the general manager's attorney arrived.''
To employ delaying tactics against.
''He stalled the creditors as long as he could.''
To employ delaying tactics.
''Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away.''
a (l) (q) (c)
a team in certain sports, in particular racing.
bridge (of a violin etc.) (c)
a (l) (gloss)