Other Word Forms of Stanchion
Origin of Stanchion
Middle English stanchon from Old French estanchon probably from estance act of standing upright, prop from estans present participle of ester to stand from Latin stāre stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French estanson, estanchon, (Modern French étançon), from estance (“a stay, a prop"), from Latin stans (“standing"), present participle of stō.
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