gainstand


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gainstand \Gain"stand`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gainstood; p. pr.
   & vb. n. gainstanding.] [See Again, and Stand.]
   To withstand; to resist. [Obs.]
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         Durst . . . gainstand the force of so many enraged
         desires.                                 --Sir P.
                                                  Sidney.
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