stoiter

stoiter

(ˈstɔɪtə)
n
a lurch or unsteady movement, a stumble
vb (intr)
to stagger or stumble
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In a letter written in Carlisle, Burns apologises for the shortness of the note: "I gat myself sae notouriously bitchify'd the day after kail-time that I can hardly stoiter but and ben.
SND gives stoiter as an alternative form, which is listed in CSD with stoit and styte as an alternative.
In another letter he apologises for the shortness of the note, writing: "I gat myself sae notoriously bitchfy'd the day after kail time that I can hardly stoiter but and ben.