stud

1
[ stuhd ]
/ stʌd /

noun

verb (used with object), stud·ded, stud·ding.

adjective

ornamented with rivets, nailheads, or other buttonlike, usually metallic objects: a stud belt.

Nearby words

  1. stuck for, be,
  2. stuck on, be,
  3. stuck with,
  4. stuck-up,
  5. stuckism,
  6. stud bolt,
  7. stud book,
  8. stud fee,
  9. stud poker,
  10. stud welding

Origin of stud

1
before 900; Middle English stude knob, post, Old English studu post; cognate with Middle High German stud, Old Norse stoth post

Related formsun·stud·ded, adjective

stud

2
[ stuhd ]
/ stʌd /

noun

adjective

of, associated with, or pertaining to a studhorse or studhorses.
retained for breeding purposes.

Origin of stud

2
before 1000; 1920–25 for def 6; Middle English; Old English stōd; cognate with Old Norse stōth; akin to stand

stud.

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British Dictionary definitions for stud

stud

1
/ (stʌd) /

noun

verb studs, studding or studded (tr)

Word Origin for stud

Old English studu; related to Old Norse stoth post, Middle High German stud post

noun

Word Origin for stud

Old English stōd; related to Old Norse stōth, Old High German stuot

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