1. steps the course along which a person has walked or is walking in
  2. stops a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  3. stapes the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea
  4. Stopes birth-control campaigner who in 1921 opened the first birth control clinic in London (1880-1958)
  5. set piece a piece of scenery intended to stand alone as part of the stage setting
  6. stepwise proceeding in steps
  7. sea steps ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard
  8. Stubbs English historian noted for his constitutional history of medieval England (1825-1901)
  9. dubious fraught with uncertainty or doubt
  10. setup the way something is organized or arranged
  11. stipe supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
  12. slops wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  13. snips (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
  14. stripes V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
  15. sops piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  16. Ceratopsia horned dinosaurs
  17. stypsis the ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
  18. set up create by putting components or members together
  19. Oedipus (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  20. Scripps United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926)