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 for To stab at
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stab \Stab\, v. i.
     1. To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to
        thrust with a pointed weapon.
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              None shall dare
              With shortened sword to stab in closer war.
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     2. To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon.
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              She speaks poniards, and every word stabs. --Shak.
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     To stab at, to offer or threaten to stab; to thrust a
        pointed weapon at.
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