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Stan·dish

 (stăn′dĭsh′), Miles or Myles 1584?-1656.
English soldier and colonist in America. Hired by the Pilgrims to accompany them on their voyage to the New World (1620), he became a military and political leader of Plymouth Colony.

standish

(ˈstændɪʃ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a stand, usually of metal, for pens, ink bottles, etc
[C15: of unknown origin]

Standish

(ˈstændɪʃ)
n
(Biography) Myles (or Miles). ?1584–1656, English military leader of the Pilgrim Fathers at Plymouth, New England

stand•ish

(ˈstæn dɪʃ)

n.
a stand for ink, pens, and other writing materials.
[1425–75; late Middle English; orig. uncertain]

Stan•dish

(ˈstæn dɪʃ)

n.
Myles or Miles, c1584–1656, American settler, born in England.
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