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Noun: stud  stúd
  1. Ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault, shield or belt)
    - rivet
  2. A small earring or similar small piece of jewelery that in held by a body piercing
  3. A fastener for shirt fronts and collars consisting of two discs joined by a bar
  4. [Brit] One of the rounded projecting grips on the bottom of a sports boots, etc.
    "a stud came off his football boots"
  5. Adult male horse kept for breeding
    - studhorse
  6. [informal] A man who is virile and sexually active
    - he-man, macho-man
  7. An upright in house framing
    - scantling
  8. Poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
    - stud poker
Verb: stud (studded,studding)  stúd
  1. Scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    "Hills studded with lights";
    - dot, constellate
  2. (carpentry) provide with or construct with studs
    "stud the wall"

Derived forms: studding, studs, studded

Type of: add, adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], continue, cover, decoration, entire, extend, geezer [Brit, informal], guy [informal], hombre [Brit, N. Amer, informal], man, ornament, ornamentation, poker, poker game, sod [informal], stallion, upright, vertical

Part of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Stud