n. small area set off by walls for special use; booth
v. halt the motion or progress of; bring to a standstill; stick fast in mud or snow
They usually buy food from a market stall.
The election behind them, U.S. investors dumped stocks Wednesday and turned their focus to a world of problems that could stall the nation's economic recovery.
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I looked humbly at the great jars that stood like eastern guards at either side of the dark entrance to the stall and murmured:.
His remarks were suddenly cut short by a loud hubbub which broke out from the stall which we had just left.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I have had a long life, I have had much time for thought as I lay alone in my stall, and I think I may say that I understand the nature of life on this earth as well as any animal now living.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
So long as she was in Boulanger Lane and in the neighborhood of the church, the lighted stalls illuminated the road; but soon the last light from the last stall vanished.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He carried her into the stall, stripped off her overshoes and boots, stopping to blow on his purple fingers as he fumbled at her laces.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Morcerf, like most other young men of rank and fortune, had his orchestra stall, with the certainty of always finding a seat in at least a dozen of the principal boxes occupied by persons of his acquaintance; he had, moreover, his right of entry into the omnibus box.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Heathcliff had gone to loose the beast, and shift it to his own stall; he was passing behind it, when Hindley finished his speech by knocking him under its feet, and without stopping to examine whether his hopes were fulfilled, ran away as fast as he could.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context