1) An alternative spelling of ‘stower’, a wooden pole, stake, or the like, used here in connection with building and repair work.

1316 ‘for buying ... stouros de paliacer 40s’, Sowerby

1371 amputanti stoures apud boscum de Acom pro parietibus domorum, York

1419 In stoures emptis pro emendacione ustrinae … 12d, York.

dates 1316 1371 1419

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