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STINT, Eng. law. The proportionable part of a man's cattle, which he may keep upon the common.
     2. To use a thing without stint, is to use it without limit.

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The combative midfielder excelled in stints with Blackpool, Everton and Arsenal, while also winning 72 England caps.
So, the WFI hurriedly arranged team's training stint in Poland, followed by participation in the Poland Cup from June 17 to 19.
Blackstock, an Antigua & Bermuda international, has had previous loan stints at Plymouth Argyle and Derby County and has scored 85 goals in 316 games at club level.
Given the rehab stint happened early in May, Radar Online claimed this trip was a sign that the two are on their way to marriage bliss again and that they are out of the marriage crisis they have been in for a while.
I had another stint around eight hours in and the lap times were still competitive, but were just too far back to make an impact, and then the car stopped when I handed it over to Humaid.
Relishing the prospect of his first ever twice round the clock encounter, which formed round four of the Blancpain Endurance Series, the 31-year-old took the opening stint of the prestigious race and delivered an excellent performance at the wheel of his Porsche 997 GT3R.
Summary: Lindsay Lohan opens up about her upcoming stint in rehab.
So to a certain extent, actor Ross Kemp is nicely qualified to take on this presenting stint, which sees him explore post-traumatic stress disorder (a condition which affects an estimated one in four service veterans).
Fabienne's first stint was 3rd in line at 3:30pm, each stint was only 30 min so it was quite hectic but consistent throughout for Fabienne.
HIS stint as a commentator with the BBC for Euro 2012 seems to have driven Clarence Seedorf out of Europe.
A long first stint - which took him all the way up to second place at one point - was a vital ingredient in boosting former World Champion Kimi Raikkonen from 18th place on the grid to a points-scoring seventh, which he claimed for Lotus on the final lap.
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