Stud bolt
Stud Stud, n. [AS. studu a post; akin to Sw. st["o]d a prop, Icel. sto? a post, sty?ja to prop, and probably ultimately to E. stand; cf. D. stut a prop, G. st["u]tze. See {Stand}.] 1. A stem; a trunk. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Seest not this same hawthorn stud? --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) An upright scanting, esp. one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed. [1913 Webster]

3. A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss. [1913 Webster]

A belt of straw and ivy buds, With coral clasps and amber studs. --Marlowe. [1913 Webster]

Crystal and myrrhine cups, embossed with gems And studs of pearl. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. An ornamental button of various forms, worn in a shirt front, collar, wristband, or the like, not sewed in place, but inserted through a buttonhole or eyelet, and transferable. [1913 Webster]

5. (Mach.) (a) A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal. (b) A stud bolt. [1913 Webster]

6. An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable. [1913 Webster]

{Stud bolt}, a bolt with threads on both ends, to be screwed permanently into a fixed part at one end and receive a nut upon the other; -- called also {standing bolt}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stud bolt — a headless bolt threaded at each end. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Stud — Stud, n. [AS. studu a post; akin to Sw. st[ o]d a prop, Icel. sto? a post, sty?ja to prop, and probably ultimately to E. stand; cf. D. stut a prop, G. st[ u]tze. See {Stand}.] 1. A stem; a trunk. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Seest not this same hawthorn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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