Stud Stud, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Studded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Studding}.] 1. To adorn with shining studs, or knobs. [1913 Webster]

Thy horses shall be trapped, Their harness studded all with gold and pearl. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To set with detached ornaments or prominent objects; to set thickly, as with studs. [1913 Webster]

The sloping sides and summits of our hills, and the extensive plains that stretch before our view, are studded with substantial, neat, and commodious dwellings of freemen. --Bp. Hobart. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Studding — Stud ding, n. Material for studs, or joists; studs, or joists, collectively; studs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • studding — [stud′iŋ] n. 1. studs collectively, esp. for walls 2. material used for or as studs …   English World dictionary

  • studding — Ⅰ. stud [1] ► NOUN 1) a large headed piece of metal that pierces and projects from a surface, especially for decoration. 2) a small projection fixed to the base of a shoe or boot to provide better grip. 3) a small piece of jewellery which is… …   English terms dictionary

  • studding — noun Date: 1588 the studs of a building or wall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • studding — /stud ing/, n. 1. a number of studs, as in a wall or partition. 2. timbers or manufactured objects for use as studs. [1580 90; STUD1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • studding — noun a) The timber framework for a lath and plaster wall b) A batten of wood for this framework …   Wiktionary

  • studding — stÊŒd n. nail head or knob projecting from a surface; upright post in the framework of a wall; decorative button; small round earring; male animal kept for breeding; sexually promiscuous man (Slang) v. furnish with studs, construct using studs;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • studding — stud·ding …   English syllables

  • studding — stud•ding [[t]ˈstʌd ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) bui a number of studs, as in a wall or partition 2) bui timbers or manufactured objects for use as studs • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • studding — /ˈstʌdɪŋ/ (say studing) noun 1. studs of a wall, partition, or the like, collectively. 2. material for such studs. {stud1 + d + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

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