“John Cusack will forever be a stud,” says Melissa Middleton, “pinfluencer” and founder of JNSQ, an online lifestyle blog.
There was a village green in each town, a schoolhouse, a golf course, and a club where the honchos played faro and stud.
They ran headlines—not once, but twice—referring to NBA stud Jeremy Lin as a “chink.”
So after we shot there that weekend we out and went dancing at The stud.
Women should not be allowed on juries where the accused is a stud.
Somebody must go for my stud with golden hair, which is to be found beyond the Red Sea.
He creepin' went and watchin' stud, And he thought to hold her fast.
It consists of a square body a threaded to receive the stud whose end is shown at c.
Come an' have a dhrink, me son,' sez Peg Barney, staggerin' where he stud.
stud yawned, stretched like a big cat, rolled out of bed and donned clean blue shirt and overalls.
"nailhead, knob," Old English studu "pillar, prop, post," from Proto-Germanic *stud- (cf. Old Norse stoð "staff, stick," prop. "stay," Middle High German stud, Old English stow "place"), from PIE *stu-, variant of root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense expanded by late 14c. to include ornamental devices fixed in and projecting from a surface. The verb is c.1500 in the literal sense of "set with studs," 1560s in studded with "as though sprinkled with nails with conspicuous heads."
"horse used for breeding," Old English stod "herd of horses, place where horses are kept for breeding," from Proto-Germanic *stodo (cf. Old Norse stoð, Middle Low German stod, Old High German stuot "herd of horses," German Stute "mare"), from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (cf. Old Church Slavonic stado "herd," Lithuanian stodas "a drove of horses;" see stet). Sense of "male horse kept for breeding" is first recorded 1803; meaning "man who is highly active and proficient sexually" is attested from 1895; that of "any young man" is from 1929.
Haughty and conceited; snobbish; hincty: We didn't like her at first because we thought she acted stuck-up (1839+)