STABLE , a
See also:building in which horses are kept, including the
See also:stall in which they stand, furnished with manger and
See also:rack, the
See also:room in which the
See also:harness is kept and attended to, the
See also:loft in which the
See also:hay and corn are stored, and other
See also:accessory rooms, &c . (See
See also:HORSE.) This is the current usage, but the word was formerly applied, as was the Latin stabulum, i.e.
See also:standing-place (from stare, to stand), to a stall or enclosure for all kinds of domestic animals, cows,
See also:sheep, &c . The adjective " stable," meaning firmly established, comes directly from Latin stabilis, also from stare, to stand .
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