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stud

1
1. a large-headed nail or other projection protruding from a surface, usually as decoration
2. a headless bolt that is threaded at both ends, the centre portion being unthreaded
3. any short projection on a machine, such as the metal cylinder that forms a journal for the gears on a screw-cutting lathe
4. the crossbar in the centre of a link of a heavy chain

stud

2
1. a group of pedigree animals, esp horses, kept for breeding purposes
2. any male animal kept principally for breeding purposes, esp a stallion
3. a farm or stable where a stud is kept
4. the state or condition of being kept for breeding purposes

Stud

One of a series of upright posts or vertical structural members that act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.

stud

[stəd]
(building construction)
One of the vertical members in the walls of a framed building to which wallboards, lathing, or paneling is nailed or fastened.
(design engineering)
A rivet, boss, or nail with a large, ornamental head.
A short rod or bolt threaded at both ends without a head.

stud

stud, 2
stud, 1
1. An upright post or support, esp. one of a series of vertical structural members which act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.
2. A cylindrical rod of moderate length, threaded on one or both ends or throughout its entire length.
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ELEVEN horses brought to a Sport Horse of Great Britain mare grading day at Homer Hill Farm gained status in one of the society's three stud books this week.
Two mares from Denise Richardson's Hesket Newmarket yard also found their way into the SHB stud books.
Class 48 ( Mountain and Moorland Ridden ( Stallion, Mare or Gelding, 4 years old and over, registered in the respective pure bred society stud books of Dartmoor, Exmoor, Shetland and Welsh Section A or B.
Lastly, the head stud book is for three generations and grade mark eight or above.
At that time, Weatherbys General Stud Book did not give universal satisfaction, a situation that came to a head over the disputed paternity of the 1839 Derby winner Bloomsbury.
Keeper of the Stud Book, Liz Mort said: "We're absolutely delighted that Truframe is on board with us to encourage and reward good British breeding.
For the Stud Book, he incorporates more politics, but also a keen emphasis on British breeding, noting a 'magnificent seven' of Britishbred Category One triumphs in 2010 - England Expects (Grand Prix), Head Iton Ellis (Sussex Cup), He Went Whoosh (Regency), Lainedans Flyer (Peterborough Derby), Plane Daddy (Grand National), Westmead Guru (Henlow Derby) and Westmead Maldini (Northern Puppy Derby).
STUD book trophy winner Mark My Words (right) was quickest in yesterday's qualifying trials for the 65th British-Bred Two-Year-Old Produce Stakes at Swindon.
Trained by Paul Sallis, he reached the Arc final here in March and won the Greyhound Stud Book Trophy at Monmore last month.
There are plenty of flashier pedigrees in the stud book but this family deserves recognition, as Laajooj's dam Flanders and granddam Family At War are proven winner machines with 16 scorers from 20 runners between them.
MARK MY WORDS, winner of the Greyhound Stud Book Trophy over the course and distance on May 5, can beat in-form Oneco Black in an intriguing 6.
Eight went to Holland, including a complete set of 93 WPCS stud books which fetched PS2,000, and a set of journals for PS700.