stand (n.)
[hunting] standing-place, hiding-place
3H6 III.i.3[First Keeper to Second Keeper] in this covert will we make our stand
Cym II.iii.69[Cloten alone] 'tis gold / Which ... makes / Diana's rangers false themselves, yield up / Their deer to th'stand o'th' stealer
Cym III.iv.110[Innogen to Pisanio] Why hast thou gone so far, / To be unbent when thou hast ta'en thy stand
LLL IV.i.10[Forester to Princess, of a vantage point for hunting] A stand where you may make the fairest shoot
MW V.v.227[Falstaff to all] you have ta'en a special stand to strike at me
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