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Duke vs. Stud

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Dukenoun

The male ruler of a duchy (female equivalent: duchess).

Studnoun

A male animal, especially a stud horse (stallion), kept for breeding.

Dukenoun

The sovereign of a small state.

Studnoun

A female animal, especially a studmare (broodmare), kept for breeding.

Dukenoun

A high title of nobility; the male holder of a dukedom.

Studnoun

A group of such animals.

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Dukenoun

A grand duke.

Studnoun

An animal (usually livestock) that has been registered and is retained for breeding.

Dukenoun

A fist.

‘Put up your dukes!’;

Studnoun

A place, such as a ranch, where such animals are kept.

Dukeverb

(transitive) To hit or beat with the fists.

Studnoun

(colloquial) A sexually attractive male; also a lover in great demand.

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Dukeverb

To give cash to; to give a tip to.

‘I duked him twenty dollars.’;

Studnoun

A small object that protrudes from something; an ornamental knob.

‘a collar with studs’;

Dukenoun

A leader; a chief; a prince.

‘Hannibal, duke of Carthage.’; ‘All were dukes once, who were "duces" - captains or leaders of their people.’;

Studnoun

(jewelry) A small round earring.

‘She's wearing studs in her ears.’;

Dukenoun

In England, one of the highest order of nobility after princes and princesses of the royal blood and the four archbishops of England and Ireland.

Studnoun

(construction) A vertical post, especially one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.

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Dukenoun

In some European countries, a sovereign prince, without the title of king.

Studnoun

(obsolete) A stem; a trunk.

Dukenoun

The fists; as, put up your dukes.

Studnoun

(poker) A type of poker where an individual cannot throw cards away and some of her cards are exposed (also stud poker).

Dukeverb

To play the duke.

‘Lord Angelo dukes it well in his absence.’;

Studnoun

(engineering) A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal.

Dukeverb

To beat with the fists.

Studnoun

(engineering) A stud bolt.

Dukenoun

a British peer of the highest rank

Studnoun

An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable.

Dukenoun

a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

Studnoun

abbreviation of student

Duke

Duke is a male title either of a monarch ruling over a duchy, or of a member of royalty, or nobility. As rulers, dukes are ranked below emperors, kings, and grand dukes.

Studverb

To set with studs; to furnish with studs.

Studverb

To be scattered over the surface of (something) at intervals.

Studverb

To set (something) over a surface at intervals.

Studnoun

A collection of breeding horses and mares, or the place where they are kept; also, a number of horses kept for a racing, riding, etc.

‘In the studs of Ireland, where care is taken, we see horses bred of excellent shape, vigor, and size.’; ‘He had the finest stud in England, and his delight was to win plates from Tories.’;

Studnoun

A stem; a trunk.

‘Seest not this same hawthorn stud?’;

Studnoun

An upright scanting, esp. one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.

Studnoun

A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss.

‘A belt of straw and ivy buds,With coral clasps and amber studs.’; ‘Crystal and myrrhine cups, embossed with gemsAnd studs of pearl.’;

Studnoun

An ornamental button of various forms, worn in a shirt front, collar, wristband, or the like, not sewed in place, but inserted through a buttonhole or eyelet, and transferable.

Studnoun

A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal.

Studnoun

An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable.

Studverb

To adorn with shining studs, or knobs.

‘Thy horses shall be trapped,Their harness studded all with gold and pearl.’;

Studverb

To set with detached ornaments or prominent objects; to set thickly, as with studs.

‘The sloping sides and summits of our hills, and the extensive plains that stretch before our view, are studded with substantial, neat, and commodious dwellings of freemen.’;

Studnoun

a man who is virile and sexually active

Studnoun

ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

Studnoun

an upright in house framing

Studnoun

adult male horse kept for breeding

Studnoun

poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt

Studverb

scatter or intersperse like dots or studs;

‘Hills constellated with lights’;

Studverb

provide with or construct with studs;

‘stud the wall’;

Studnoun

a large-headed piece of metal that pierces and projects from a surface, especially for decoration.

Studnoun

an item of jewellery in the form of a piece of metal, precious stone, or other ornament attached to a pin or shaft that passes through a piercing in the body

‘she wore a pair of gold studs’; ‘he had studs in his nose and lower lip’; ‘diamond stud earrings’;

Studnoun

a fastener consisting of two buttons joined with a bar, used in formal wear to fasten a shirt front or to fasten a collar to a shirt

‘a collar stud’;

Studnoun

a small projection fixed to the base of footwear, especially sports boots, to allow the wearer to grip the ground

‘his knee was cut by the Grimsby striker's studs’;

Studnoun

a small metal piece set into the tyre of a motor vehicle to improve roadholding in slippery conditions.

Studnoun

a small object projecting slightly from a road surface as a marker

‘lines of reflector studs down the middle of a motorway’;

Studnoun

an upright timber in the wall of a building to which laths and plasterboard are nailed

‘lath and plaster on timber studs’;

Studnoun

the height of a room as indicated by the length of a timber wall stud.

Studnoun

a rivet or crosspiece in each link of a chain cable.

Studnoun

an establishment where horses or other domesticated animals are kept for breeding

‘a stud farm’; ‘the horse was retired to stud’;

Studnoun

a collection of horses or other domesticated animals belonging to one person

‘he kept a large stud of racehorses’;

Studnoun

a stallion.

Studnoun

a young man thought to be very active sexually or regarded as a good sexual partner

‘a rugged, hairy-chested stud’;

Studnoun

a form of poker in which the first card of a player's hand is dealt face down and the others face up, with betting after each round of the deal.

Studverb

decorate or augment (something) with many studs or similar small objects

‘a dagger studded with precious diamonds’;

Studverb

scatter or cover (something) with many small objects or features

‘the sky was clear and studded with stars’;

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