MEANING: noun: A base, support, or supporting framework.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English stathol (base, support, or tree trunk). Earliest documented use: 900.

STANDLE - a low knick-knack stand

STADDLER - a fictional scientist (see Atlas Shrugged) who sold out his intellectual integrity to the Estabishment, in return for Power

STADD LEE - originator of Spiderman with a bad cold, introducing himself