STUD . (1) A number of horses kept for the purpose of breeding, also theplace or
See also:establishment where they are kept; similarly, a " stud
See also:horse," a stallion, " stud.
See also:groom," the
See also:head groom of a stud, "stud-
See also:book," the
See also:register containing the
See also:pedigree of thoroughbred horses . The word in Old
See also:English is stod, and cognate forms are found in Icelandic and Danish, cf, also German Gestut; steed, now a
See also:literary word for horse, meant in Old English (sleda) a stud-horse, and is the same as stud in origin . The
See also:root to which the word is referred is sla-, to stand . A stud meant, therefore, an establishment . (2) A word which is used of many different
See also:objects, the
See also:primary meaning being a " prop " or support . The Old English word is sludu, and cognates are found in Danish,
See also:Swedish and Icelandic . The ultimate origin is also the root sta-, to stand . The chief applications of the
See also:term are as follows: in architecture, to a
See also:post; quarter or upright in wooden partitions; to the transverse pieces of iron which strengthen the links of a chain; to a
See also:boss or knob inserted on a
See also:collar, or piece of
See also:armour, often decorated and forming an ornamentation; and, particularly, to a
See also:species of button, consisting of a rounded head,
See also:neck and
See also:base, used for fastening a collar,
See also:shirt, &c .
STUCLEY (OR STUKELY), THOMAS (c. 1525-1578)
BERNHARD STUDER (1794-1887)
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