A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.
A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, used in weighing pitch.
From Middle English standen, from Old English standan ("to stand, occupy a place, be valid, stand good, be, exist, take place, consist, be fixed, remain undisturbed, stand still, cease to move, remain without motion, stop, maintain one’s position, not yield to pressure, reside, abide, continue, remain, not to fall, be upheld"), from Proto-Germanic *standaną ("to stand"), from Pre-Germanic *sth₂-n-t-´, an innovative extended n-infixed form of Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.
Cognate with Scots stand ("to stand"), Saterland Frisian stounde ("to stand"), West Frisian stean ("to stand"), dialectal German standen ("to stand"), Danish stande ("to stand"), Swedish stånda ("to stand"), Norwegian standa ("to stand"), Faroese standa ("to stand"), Icelandic standa ("to stand"), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌰𐌽, Russian стоя́ть ("to stand"). Also from *steh₂-: Irish seas, Latin stare, Lithuanian stóti, Old Church Slavonic стояти, Albanian shtoj ("to increase"), Ancient Greek ἵστημι ("to put"), Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬱𐬙𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌, Sanskrit तिष्ठति. From the related Proto-Germanic *stāną ("to stand"): West Frisian stean, Dutch staan, German stehen, Danish stå.
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