1) To bespeak something, a regional word.

1674 thy father went to John Walker’s to steime a pare of shooes, and he would not let him have them without he had money in his hand ... Likewise he went to George Coppley’s to steime a wastcoate cloth, Denby. It is likely to be a spelling of ‘steven’ which could have the same meaning.

dates 1674

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