1. Stout; mettlesome; resolute. [Scot.] Jamieson.
2. Angry and obstinate; sulky. [U. S.]
3. Ill-ventilated; close.
(Stuke) n. Stucco. [Obs.]
(Stull) n. [CF. Stum.] A framework of timber covered with boards to support rubbish; also, a framework
of boards to protect miners from falling stones. [Prov. Eng.]
(Stulm) n. [Cf. G. stollen a post, a stulm, E. stall, stand.] A shaft or gallery to drain a mine.
[Local, Eng.] Bailey.
(Stulp) n. [Cf. Icel. stolpi, Dan., Sw., & OD. stolpe.] A short, stout post used for any purpose,
a to mark a boundary. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Stul`ti*fi*ca"tion) n. The act of stultifying, or the state of being stultified.
(Stul"ti*fi`er) n. One who stultifies.
(Stul"ti*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stultified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stultifying ] [L. stultus foolish + -fy.]
1. To make foolish; to make a fool of; as, to stultify one by imposition; to stultify one's self by silly reasoning
or conduct. Burke.
2. To regard as a fool, or as foolish. [R.]
The modern sciolist stultifies all understanding but his own, and that which he conceives like his own.Hazlitt.
3. (Law) To allege or prove to be of unsound mind, so that the performance of some act may be avoided.
(Stul*til"o*quence) n. [L. stultiloquentia; stultus foolish + loquentia a talking, fr. loquens,
p. pr. of loqui to talk.] Silly talk; babbling.