Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Structured adjective (Biol.) Having a definite organic structure; showing differentiation of parts.

The passage from a structureless state to a structured state is itself a vital process.
H. Spencer.

Structureless adjective Without a definite structure, or arrangement of parts; without organization; devoid of cells; homogeneous; as, a structureless membrane.

Structurist noun One who forms structures; a builder; a constructor. [ R.]

Strude noun A stock of breeding mares. [ Written also strode .] [ Obsolete] Bailey.

Struggle intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Struggled ; present participle & verbal noun Struggling .] [ Middle English strogelen ; confer Icelandic strj...ka to stroke, to beat, to flog, Swedish stryka to stroke, to strike, Danish stryge , German straucheln to stumble. Confer Stroll .]
1. To strive, or to make efforts, with a twisting, or with contortions of the body.

2. To use great efforts; to labor hard; to strive; to contend forcibly; as, to struggle to save one's life; to struggle with the waves; to struggle with adversity.

The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it [ Gettysburg] far above our power to add or detract.
Lincoln.

3. To labor in pain or anguish; to be in agony; to labor in any kind of difficulty or distress.

'T is wisdom to beware,
And better shun the bait than struggle in the snare.
Dryden.

Syn. -- To strive; contend; labor; endeavor.

Struggle noun
1. A violent effort or efforts with contortions of the body; agony; distress.

2. Great labor; forcible effort to obtain an object, or to avert an evil. Macaulay.

3. Contest; contention; strife.

An honest might look upon the struggle with indifference.
Addison.

Syn. -- Endeavor; effort; contest; labor; difficulty.

Struggler noun One who struggles.

Strull noun A bar so placed as to resist weight.

Strum transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Strummed ; present participle & verbal noun Strumming .] [ Probably of imitative origin. Confer Thrum .] To play on an instrument of music, or as on an instrument, in an unskillful or noisy way; to thrum; as, to strum a piano.

Struma noun [ Latin , a scrofulous tumor.]
1. (Medicine) Scrofula.

2. (Botany) A cushionlike swelling on any organ; especially, that at the base of the capsule in many mosses.

Strumatic adjective Scrofulous; strumous.

Strumose adjective [ Latin strumosus : confer French strumeux .]
1. (Medicine) Strumous.

2. (Botany) Having a struma.

Strumous adjective (Medicine) Scrofulous; having struma.

Strumousness noun The state of being strumous.

Strumpet noun [ Middle English strumpet , strompet ; confer Old French stupe debauchery, French stupe , Latin stuprare , stupratum , to debauch, stuprum debauchery, Gael. & Ir. striopach a prostitute.] A prostitute; a harlot. Shak.

Strumpet adjective Of or pertaining to a strumpet; characteristic of a strumpet.

Out on thy more than strumpet impudence.
B. Jonson.

Strumpet transitive verb
1. To debauch. [ Obsolete] Shak.

2. To dishonor with the reputation of being a strumpet; hence, to belie; to slander.

With his untrue reports, strumpet your fame.
Massinger.

Strumstrum noun A rude musical instrument somewhat like a cittern. [ R.] Dampier.

Strung imperfect & past participle of String .

Strunt noun Spirituous liquor. [ Scot.] Burns.

Struntian noun A kind of worsted braid, about an inch broad. [ Scot.] Jamieson.

Struse noun [ Russian strug' .] (Nautical) A Russian river craft used for transporting freight.

Strut transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Strutted ; present participle & verbal noun Strutting .] [ Middle English struten , strouten , to swell; akin to German strozen to be swelled, to be puffed up, to strut, Danish strutte .]
1. To swell; to bulge out. [ R.]

The bellying canvas strutted with the gale.
Dryden.

2. To walk with a lofty, proud gait, and erect head; to walk with affected dignity.

Does he not hold up his head, . . . and strut in his gait?
Shak.

Strut noun [ For senses 2 & 3 confer LG. strutt rigid.]
1. The act of strutting; a pompous step or walk.

2. (Architecture) In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure in the direction of its own length. See Brace , and Illust. of Frame , and Roof .

3. (Engineering) Any part of a machine or structure, of which the principal function is to hold things apart; a brace subjected to compressive stress; -- the opposite of stay , and tie .

Strut transitive verb To hold apart. Confer Strut , noun , 3.

Strut adjective Protuberant. [ Obsolete] Holland.

Stru"thi*an adjective (Zoology) Struthious.

Struthio noun ; plural Struthiones . [ Latin , an ostrich, from Greek ....] (Zoology) A genus of birds including the African ostriches.

Struthioidea noun plural [ New Latin See Struthio , and -oid .] (Zoology) Same as Struthiones .

Struthiones noun plural [ New Latin See Struthio .] (Zoology) (a) A division, or order, of birds, including only the African ostriches. (b) In a wider sense, an extensive group of birds including the ostriches, cassowaries, emus, moas, and allied birds incapable of flight. In this sense it is equivalent to Ratitæ , or Dromæognathæ .

Struthionine adjective (Zoology) Struthious.

Struthious adjective [ Latin struthius , strutheus .] (Zoology) Of or pertaining to the Struthiones, or Ostrich tribe.

Strutter noun One who struts.

Strutting adjective & noun from Strut , v. -- Strut"ting*ly , adverb

Struvite noun [ After the Russian minister Von Struve .] (Min.) A crystalline mineral found in guano. It is a hydrous phosphate of magnesia and ammonia.

Strychnia noun [ New Latin See Strychnine .] (Chemistry) Strychnine.

Strychnic adjective Of or pertaining to strychnine; produced by strychnine; as, strychnic compounds; strychnic poisoning ; specifically (Chemistry) , used to designate an acid, called also igasuric acid .

Strychnine noun [ Latin strychnos a kind of nightshade, Greek ...: confer French strychnine .] (Chemistry) A very poisonous alkaloid resembling brucine, obtained from various species of plants, especially from species of Loganiaceæ , as from the seeds of the St. Ignatius bean ( Strychnos Ignatia ) and from nux vomica. It is obtained as a white crystalline substance, having a very bitter acrid taste, and is employed in medicine (chiefly in the form of the sulphate) as a powerful neurotic stimulant. Called also strychnia , and formerly strychnina .

Strychnos noun [ Latin , a kind of nightshade, Greek ....] (Botany) A genus of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Loganiaceæ . See Nux vomica .

Stryphnic adjective [ Greek ... astringent.] (Chemistry) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid, obtained by the action of acetic acid and potassium nitrite on uric acid, as a yellow crystalline substance, with a bitter, astringent taste.

Stub noun [ Middle English stubbe , Anglo-Saxon stub , styb ; akin to Dutch stobbe , LG. stubbe , Danish stub , Swedish stubbe , Icelandic stubbr , stubbi ; confer Greek ....]
1. The stump of a tree; that part of a tree or plant which remains fixed in the earth when the stem is cut down; -- applied especially to the stump of a small tree, or shrub.

Stubs sharp and hideous to behold.
Chaucer.

And prickly stubs instead of trees are found.
Dryden.

2. A log; a block; a blockhead. [ Obsolete] Milton.

3. The short blunt part of anything after larger part has been broken off or used up; hence, anything short and thick; as, the stub of a pencil, candle, or cigar.

4. A part of a leaf in a check book, after a check is torn out, on which the number, amount, and destination of the check are usually recorded.

5. A pen with a short, blunt nib.

6. A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.

Stub end (Machinery) , the enlarged end of a connecting rod, to which the strap is fastened. -- Stub iron , iron made from stub nails, or old horseshoe nails, -- used in making gun barrels. -- Stub mortise (Carp.) , a mortise passing only partly through the timber in which it is formed. -- Stub nail , an old horseshoe nail; a nail broken off; also, a short, thick nail. -- Stub short , or Stub shot (Lumber Manuf.) , the part of the end of a sawn log or plank which is beyond the place where the saw kerf ends, and which retains the plank in connection with the log, until it is split off. -- Stub twist , material for a gun barrel, made of a spirally welded ribbon of steel and stub iron combined.

Stub transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Stubbed ; present participle & verbal noun Stubbing .]
1. To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots.

What stubbing , plowing, digging, and harrowing is to a piece of land.
Berkley.

2. To remove stubs from; as, to stub land.

3. To strike as the toes, against a stub, stone, or other fixed object. [ U. S.]

Stubbed adjective
1. Reduced to a stub; short and thick, like something truncated; blunt; obtuse.

2. Abounding in stubs; stubby.

A bit of stubbed ground, once a wood.
R. Browning.

3. Not nice or delicate; hardy; rugged. " Stubbed , vulgar constitutions." Berkley.

Stubbedness noun The quality or state of being stubbed.

Stubbiness noun The state of being stubby.

Stubble noun [ Middle English stobil , stoble , Old French estouble , estuble , French étuele , Late Latin stupla , stupula , Latin stipula stubble, stalk; confer D. & German stopped , Old High German stupfila . Confer Stipule .] The stumps of wheat, rye, barley, oats, or buckwheat, left in the ground; the part of the stalk left by the scythe or sickle. "After the first crop is off, they plow in the wheast stubble ." Mortimer.

Stubble goose (Zoology) , the graylag goose. [ Prov. Eng.] Chaucer. -- Stubble rake , a rake with long teeth for gleaning in stubble.

Stubbled adjective
1. Covered with stubble.

A crow was strutting o'er the stubbled plain.
Gay.

2. Stubbed; as, stubbled legs. [ Obsolete] Skelton.

Stubbly adjective Covered with stubble; stubbled.

Stubborn adjective [ Middle English stoburn , stiborn ; probably from Anglo-Saxon styb a stub. See Stub .] Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; -- said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule. "Bow, stubborn knees." Shak. " Stubborn attention and more than common application." Locke. " Stubborn Stoics." Swift.

And I was young and full of ragerie [ wantonness]
Stubborn and strong, and jolly as a pie.
Chaucer.

These heretics be so stiff and stubborn .
Sir T. More.

Your stubborn usage of the pope.
Shak.

Syn. -- Obstinate; inflexible; obdurate; headstrong; stiff; hardy; firm; refractory; intractable; rugged; contumacious; heady. -- Stubborn , Obstinate . Obstinate is used of either active or passive persistence in one's views or conduct, in spite of the wishes of others. Stubborn describes an extreme degree of passive obstinacy . -- Stub"born*ly , adverb -- Stub"born*ness , noun

Stubby adjective
1. Abounding with stubs.

2. Short and thick; short and strong, as bristles.