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Dyke vs. Stud

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  • Dyke (noun)

    A long, narrow hollow dug from the ground to serve as a boundary marker.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A long, narrow hollow dug from the ground to conduct water.

  • Dyke (noun)

    Any watercourse.

  • Dyke (noun)

    Any small body of water.

  • Dyke (noun)

    Any hollow dug into the ground.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A place to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.

  • Dyke (noun)

    An embankment formed by the creation of a ditch.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A city wall.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A low embankment or stone wall serving as an enclosure and boundary marker.

  • Dyke (noun)

    Any fence or hedge.

  • Dyke (noun)

    An earthwork raised to prevent inundation of low land by the sea or flooding rivers.

  • Dyke (noun)

    Any impediment, barrier, or difficulty.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A beaver's dam.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A jetty; a pier.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A raised causeway.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A fissure in a rock stratum filled with intrusive rock; a fault.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A body of rock (usually igneous) originally filling a fissure but now often rising above the older stratum as it is eroded away.

  • Dyke (noun)

    A lesbian, particularly one with masculine or macho traits or behavior.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To dig, particularly to create a ditch.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To surround with a ditch, to entrench.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To surround with a low dirt or stone wall.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To raise a protective earthwork against a sea or river.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To scour a watercourse.

  • Dyke (verb)

    To steep [fibers] within a watercourse.

  • Stud (noun)

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

    "sire"

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

    A group of such animals.

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

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

    "he-man|hunk"

  • Stud (noun)

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

    "a collar with studs"

  • Stud (noun)

    A small round earring.

    "She's wearing studs in her ears."

  • Stud (noun)

    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.

  • Stud (noun)

    A stem; a trunk.

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

    A stud bolt.

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

    abbreviation of student

  • Stud (verb)

    To set with studs; to furnish with studs.

  • Stud (verb)

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

  • Stud (verb)

    To set (something) over a surface at intervals.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Dyke (noun)

    See Dike. The spelling dyke is restricted by some to the geological meaning.

  • Stud (noun)

    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.

  • Stud (noun)

    A stem; a trunk.

  • Stud (noun)

    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.

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

    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.

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud

    To adorn with shining studs, or knobs.

  • Stud

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

Webster Dictionary
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  • Dyke (noun)

    offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

  • Dyke (noun)

    a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

  • Dyke (verb)

    enclose with a dike;

    "dike the land to protect it from water"

  • Stud (noun)

    a man who is virile and sexually active

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (noun)

    an upright in house framing

  • Stud (noun)

    adult male horse kept for breeding

  • Stud (noun)

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

  • Stud (verb)

    scatter or intersperse like dots or studs;

    "Hills constellated with lights"

  • Stud (verb)

    provide with or construct with studs;

    "stud the wall"

Princeton's WordNet

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