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 for stere
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stere \Stere\, n. [F. st[`e]re, fr. Gr. ? solid.]
     A unit of cubic measure in the metric system, being a cubic
     meter, or kiloliter, and equal to 35.3 cubic feet, or nearly
     11/3 cubic yards.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stere \Stere\, v. t. & i.
     To stir. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stere \Stere\, n.
     A rudder. See 5th Steer. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stere \Stere\, n.
     Helmsman. See 6th Steer. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Steer \Steer\, n. [AS. ste['o]r, sti['o]r; akin to D. stuur, G.
     steuer, Icel. st[=y]ri. [root]168. See Steer, v. t.]
     [Written also stere.]
     A rudder or helm. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STERE. A French measure of solidity used in measuring wood. It is a cubic 
  metre. Vide Measure. 
  
  

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