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studnoun [C]

 us   /stʌd/

stud noun [C] (MALE ANIMAL)

a male animal kept esp. for breeding

stud noun [C] (DECORATION)

a small, bright-colored nail, often specially shaped, that is fixed esp. to cloth or leather as decoration

stud noun [C] (JEWELRY)

a small ball fixed to a metal post that fits through a hole made in the body, esp. in the ear

stud noun [C] (POST)

any of the vertical wood or metal posts used to make the frame of a wall
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