stud

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[ 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.

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Origin of stud

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

OTHER WORDS FROM stud

un·stud·ded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for studded (1 of 2)

stud1
/ (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

British Dictionary definitions for studded (2 of 2)

stud2
/ (stʌd) /

noun

Word Origin for stud

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