- an uncastrated adult male horse, especially one used for breeding.
Origin of stallion
Related Words for stallionmacho, manly, muscular, colt, mare, stallion, filly, gallant, brave, bold, hardy, hunk, adult, stud, jock, male, ape, caveman, beefcake, tuna
Examples from the Web for stallion
Historical Examples of stallion
They reached a broad flat, and the stallion gained with terrible insistence.Way of the Lawless
That night he was taking the stallion from one village to another.The Spoilers of the Valley
The stallion, with foaming mouth, rushed on, with the lady clinging to him.A Hungarian Nabob
So we have discovered the source of the stallion's strength and beauty.The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction
Winfield S. Hall
And it was proof of Nagger's quality that he did not have to veer from the stallion's course.
- an uncastrated male horse, esp one used for breeding
Word Origin for stallion
late 14c., "uncastrated male horse," from Old French estalon "male horse," from Frankish *stal, cognate with Old High German stal "stable" (see stall (n.1)). The notion is probably of a horse kept in a stable to service mares. Transferred sense of "lascivious man" is attested from 1550s.