stud

Part of speech: verb

To set thickly with small points, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A short intermediate post, as in a building - frame.

Part of speech: noun

A knob, round - headed nail, or the like.

Part of speech: noun

A collection of horses for breeding, etc.

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Usage examples "stud":

  1. " Please, Mrs. Putchy, send at once to the nearest hosier's and buy me a plain collar- stud, and kindly ask Mary to get back as quickly as possible. - "The Mysterious Shin Shira", George Edward Farrow.
  2. Then, before he pressed the stud, he looked at Cardon curiously. - "Null-ABC", Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire.
  3. Ralph the heir had bought some of his uncle's horses, and had commenced hunting with the hounds around him; though he had not as yet withdrawn his stud from the Moonbeam. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.