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stag

the adult male of a deer, esp a red deer
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What does it mean when you dream about a stag?

The word stag is associated both with the adult male version of the red deer, and with an all male event. The deer can represent either the forces of nature that are hunted down and killed, or masculinity.

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stag

symbol of maleness. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 59–60]
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Wildlife charity the People's Trust for Endangered Species are urging members of the public to join their "stag hunt" by reporting sightings of the insect.
Other master stags join in the chorus, responding to the challenges and returning them in kind.
Allyn Bulanadi and RK Ilagan each added 13 points for the Stags, who dropped to their ninth loss in 10 games.
TATTOO: glasses etched "Facebook and social media is playing a part in changing the traditional stag party culture because men fear the backlash they'd receive for their holiday antics."
Allan McDonald, 34, of Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, had been planning his Benidorm stag do since last September.
The Gateshead-based Last Night of Freedom has organised more than 23,000 stag and hen parties over the past 16 years, and is recognised as a leader in the industry.
The 30-year-old lifelong Manchester United fan was surprised by his mates as part of his stag weekend and helped lead out the team along with the usual mix of more suitably-aged mascots.
The visitors struck again before the break with a drop goal to make it 7-6, but the Stags took the lead for the first time four minutes into the second half when Spurr crossed for his second try.
Brides-to-be will be reassured to learn that 85 per cent of men did not cheat on their partner while away on a stag do though it does mean that 15 per cent did.
In reply stags achieved the target in 16.4 overs for the loss of two wickets.
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