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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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In the immaculate grounds she toured small marquees showcasing the aspects of the horse racing world from farriers and trainee jockeys to some of the prized stud horses.
Prince Nawaf Ibn Faisal Ibn Fahd Ibn Abdulaziz, General President of Youth Welfare Presidency, who is also President of Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation has sent a cable of congratulations to Prince Khalid Ibn Sultan Ibn Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs on the occasion of Khalidiyah Stud Horses belonging to Prince Khalid winning Moroccan King's Cup and Crown Prince Cup for Purebred Arabian Horses in the race recently held in Casablanca.
Trevor, who studied at Moseley School of Art and Birmingham College of Art, was commissioned by the Queen to do a picture based on the Sandringham estate with portraits of the royal stud horses, working dogs and one of her majesty's prize Hereford bulls.
Race and stud horses have specialised plans but for a hack worth less than pounds 2500, insurance can be a life-saver.
The bookmakers' Leon Blanche said: "This will hopefully help punters get off to a flying start at Prestbury Park and we wish Mr O'Leary's Gigginstown House Stud horses the very best of luck at the festival.