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stud

Noun

1 a man who is virile and sexually active [syn: he-man, macho-man]
2 ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt) [syn: rivet]
3 an upright in house framing [syn: scantling]
4 adult male horse kept for breeding [syn: studhorse]
5 poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt [syn: stud poker]

Verb

1 scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights" [syn: dot, constellate]
2 provide with or construct with studs; "stud the wall" [also: studding, studded]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English stōd.

Noun

  1. A male animal, especially a stud horse (stallion), kept for breeding.
  2. herd or group of such male animals, kept primarily for breeding
  3. place (e.g. ranch) which keeps such animal(s)
  4. A sexually attractive man; also a lover in great demand.
Synonyms
  • (male animal kept for breeding):
  • (sexually attractive male): he-man, hunk
Translations
male animal kept for breeding
animal breeding place
sexually attractive male
  • Danish: tyr
  • Dutch: Dekhengst
  • Lithuanian: eržilas
  • Romanian: armăsar

Etymology 2

Old English studu.

Noun

  1. A small object that protrudes from something.
    a collar with studs.
  2. A small round earring.
    She's wearing studs in her ears.
  3. A vertical post.
  4. A type of poker where an individual cannot throw cards away and some of her cards are exposed (also stud poker).
Synonyms
  • (small object protruding from something):
  • (small round earring):
  • (vertical post):
Derived terms
Translations
small object protruding from something
  • Czech: cvoček
  • Danish: knop, dup
  • Scottish Gaelic: tarag
small round earring
vertical post
  • Dutch: stijl

References

Czech

Noun

stud
  1. shame (uncomfortable or painful feeling)

Danish

stud

Noun

stud

Dutch

Noun

stud
  1. colloquial (in the Netherlands) abbreviation of student

References

French

Etymology

from English

Noun

stud
  1. stud where stallions and mares are bread to improve the equine race
  2. assembly of horses for sale or racing

References

Extensive Definition

Stud may refer to:
stud in Simple English: Stud

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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