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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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A spokesperson for Jet2.com said: "Despite repeated warnings from the crew on our Birmingham to Ibiza flight on Friday, June 22, a number of individuals from the same stag party continued to demonstrate a pattern of appalling and aggressive behaviour.
e oence arose in the early hours of June 30 last year, when the victim Ashley Sherburn and friends had been on a stag party in Blackpool.
Prosecutors claimed the four Welshmen, who were on a stag party with Wales International rugby star Leigh Halfpenny, were "aggressive, violent and out of control" during the fighting which left 20 people injured.
The men were on a stag party for friend Darren Wilcox - who was dressed as a jockey in orange - and were affiliated to Gorseinon Rugby Club, near Swansea.
For a hen or stag party abroad without breaking the bank, choose a mini cruise to Amsterdam.
Last night friends said Helen had been 'wounded' by the stag party revelations, and the split had been only a matter of time.
"With the additional supply of budget hotel accommodation there's a danger of turning the city into a hen and stag party destination.
" The thought of him heading out for another stag party with a big group of friends is too much just before their wedding," the friend added.(ANI)
The 35-year-old comedian is marrying I Kissed A Girl singer Katy Perry, 25, in October, but as a former drug and sex addict his best man will have to organise a very tame stag party.
RIGA -- The Latvian capital, from the moment the country joined the European Union in 2004, has been a favorite destination for the British to carry on their stag party celebrations.
One of only seven starters, he meets three others who boast last-time-out winning form, Its A Dream, Lennon and Biscar Two, as well as the Francois Doumen-trained Stag Party.