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Staʹtor [the stopper or arrestor]

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When the Romans fled from the Sabines, they stopped at a certain place and made terms with the victors. On this spot they after wards built a temple to Jupiter, and called it the temple of Jupiter Stator or Jupiter who caused them to stop in their flight.

“Here, Stator Jove and Phœbus, god of verse

The votive tablet I suspend.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Stars and Garters! (My)
Stars and Stripes (The) or the Star-spangled Banner
Starboard and Larboard
Starch
Starry Sphere
Starvation Dundas
Starved with Cold
Stations
Statira
Stator [the stopper or arrestor]
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Statute Fairs
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Steam-kettles
Steelyard
Steenie