at stud
phrasal for breeding as a stud <
retired racehorses at stud

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  • at stud — adverb or in stud : in the function of a stud : for breeding getting only 16 foals during the 11 years he stood at stud Dennis Craig was placed in stud after being retired and had three foals F.G.Menke * * * at stud ● stud …   Useful english dictionary

  • at stud — dch idi (of a male animal) offered for the purpose of breeding …   From formal English to slang

  • stud — stud1 [stud] n. [ME stode < OE studu, column, pillar, post, akin to ON stoth, Ger stützen, to prop < IE * stūt < base * stā , to STAND] 1. any of a series of small knobs or rounded nailheads used to ornament a surface, as of leather 2. a …   English World dictionary

  • stud — I. /stʌd / (say stud) noun 1. a boss, knob, nail head, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, especially as an ornament. 2. a post or upright prop, as in the wall of a building. 3. any of various projecting pins, lugs, or the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stud Master — A Stud Master is an individual responsible for an employer s breeding stock, the term is usually used of dogs or horses. It is usually applied regardless of gender; the term Stud Mistress is rarely seen.The Stud Master typically suggests desired… …   Wikipedia

  • stud — n. at stud ( for breeding ) (the retired racehorses are at stud) * * * [stʌd] at stud (the retired racehorses are at stud; for breeding ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stud — I [[t]stʌd[/t]] n. v. stud•ded, stud•ding 1) a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, esp. as an ornament 2) clo any buttonlike, usu. ornamental object mounted on a shank that is passed through an article… …   From formal English to slang

  • stud — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a large headed nail, boss, or knob, projecting from a surface esp. for ornament. 2 a double button esp. for use with two buttonholes in a shirt front. 3 a small object projecting slightly from a road surface as a marker etc. 4 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stud (animal) — A stud in animal breeding is a male animal, such as a or , employed for breeding. The terms for the male of a given animal species (stallion, bull, rooster, etc.) usually imply that the animal is entire, that is, not castrated, and therefore… …   Wikipedia

  • Stud poker — is any of a number of poker variants in which each player receives a mix of face down and face up cards dealt in multiple betting rounds. Stud games are also typically non positional games, meaning that the player who bets first on each round may …   Wikipedia

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