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"stud" in British English

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studnoun

uk   /stʌd/ us   /stʌd/
  • stud noun (HORSE)

[C] specialized horses a group of animals, especially high-quality horses, kept for breeding: David Grenfell runs a 170-acre stud farm in Co. Wexford, Ireland.
put (out) to stud
kept for breeding: The Derby winner Generous will be put to stud at the end of the season.
  • stud noun (MAN)

[C] slang a man who is considered to be attractive and skilled sexually: He thinks he's a real stud.
(Definition of stud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stud" in American English

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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
(Definition of stud from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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