noun Date: before 12th century a stallion kept especially for breeding

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  • studhorse — [stud′hôrs΄] n. a stallion kept for breeding …   English World dictionary

  • studhorse — /stud hawrs /, n. a stallion kept for breeding. [bef. 1000; OE stodhors (not recorded in ME). See STUD2, HORSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • studhorse — n. stallion used for breeding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • studhorse — stud•horse [[t]ˈstʌdˌhɔrs[/t]] n. ahb. dch a stallion kept for breeding • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • studhorse — /ˈstʌdhɔs/ (say studhaws) noun a stallion kept for breeding. {stud2 + horse} …   Australian English dictionary

  • studhorse — noun adult male horse kept for breeding • Syn: ↑stud • Hypernyms: ↑stallion, ↑entire * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: probably from (assumed) Middle English stodhors, from Old English stōdhors, from stōd stud + …   Useful english dictionary

  • studhorse poker — Older Use. See stud poker. Also, stud horse poker. * * * …   Universalium

  • studhorse poker — Older Use. See stud poker. Also, stud horse poker …   Useful english dictionary

  • stud — stud1 /stud/, n., v., studded, studding, adj. n. 1. a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, esp. as an ornament. 2. any of various buttonlike, usually ornamental objects, mounted on a shank that is passed… …   Universalium

  • stud — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stod, from Old English stōd; akin to Old Church Slavic stado flock and probably to Old High German stān to stand more at stand Date: before 12th century 1. a. a group of animals and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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