stag

Part of speech: noun

The male of the deer.

Part of speech: noun

A man, as distinguished from a woman, especially a man not in the company of women; a stag dinner ( one at which only men are present).

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Usage examples "stag":

  1. Quite a large gathering of fashionable young women and distinguished young men follow on horseback the tortures of a wretched stag pursued by a furious pack of hounds. - "The Pros and Cons of Vivisection", Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton.
  2. They called their hounds, spurred their steeds, and pretended to search for the track of the lost stag again; but before they went Sir Gawayne cried aloud: " Friends, cease your strife and debate, for I will wed this lady myself. - "Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race", Maud Isabel Ebbutt.
  3. I gazed at him with a sort of grim fascination- the fascination of a hunter for the stag when it stands at bay, just before he draws his knife across its throat. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.