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 for To stop over
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stop \Stop\, v. i.
     1. To cease to go on; to halt, or stand still; to come to a
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              He bites his lip, and starts;
              Stops on a sudden, looks upon the ground;
              Then lays his finger on his temple: strait
              Springs out into fast gait; then stops again.
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     2. To cease from any motion, or course of action.
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              Stop, while ye may, suspend your mad career!
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     3. To spend a short time; to reside temporarily; to stay; to
        tarry; as, to stop with a friend. [Colloq.]
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              By stopping at home till the money was gone. --R. D.
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     To stop over, to stop at a station or airport beyond the
        time of the departure of the train or airplane on which
        one came, with the purpose of continuing one's journey on
        a subsequent train or airplane; to break one's journey.
        See stopover, n.
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