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

  Stalling \Stall"ing\ (st[add]l"[i^]ng), n.
     Stabling. --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stall \Stall\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stalled (st[add]ld); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Stalling.] [Cf. Sw. stalla, Dan. stalde.]
     1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or
        stalls; as, to stall an ox.
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              Where King Latinus then his oxen stalled. --Dryden.
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     2. To fatten; as, to stall cattle. [Prov. Eng.]
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     3. To place in an office with the customary formalities; to
        install. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     4. To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get
        on; to set; to fix; as, to stall a cart. --Burton.
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              His horses had been stalled in the snow. --E. E.
                                                    Hale.
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     5. To forestall; to anticipate. [Obs.]
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              This is not to be stall'd by my report. --Massinger.
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     6. To keep close; to keep secret. [Obs.]
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              Stall this in your bosom.             --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stalling
      n 1: a tactic used to mislead or delay [syn: stall,
           stalling]

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