"stint" in the noun sense
1. stretch, stint
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
"there were stretches of boredom"
"he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
2. least sandpiper, stint, Erolia minutilla
smallest American sandpiper
an individual's prescribed share of work
"her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
"stint" in the verb sense
1. scrimp, stint, skimp
subsist on a meager allowance
"scratch and scrimp"
2. stint, skimp, scant
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
"stint with the allowance"
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