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1. An upright post in the framework of a wall for supporting sheets of lath, drywall, or similar material.
2. A small knob, nail head, or rivet fixed in and slightly projecting from a surface.
a. A small ornamental button mounted on a short post for insertion through an eyelet, as on a dress shirt.
b. A buttonlike earring or other piercing mounted on a slender post, as of gold or steel.
a. Any of various protruding pins or pegs in machinery, used mainly as a support or pivot.
b. One of a number of small metal cleats embedded in a snow tire to increase traction on slippery or snowy roads.
5. A metal crosspiece used as a brace in a link, as in a chain cable.
tr.v. stud·ded, stud·ding, studs
1. To provide with or construct with studs or a stud.
2. To set with studs or a stud: stud a bracelet with rubies.
3. To be scattered over: Daisies studded the meadow.
a. A group of animals, especially horses, kept for breeding.
b. A male animal, such as a stallion, that is kept for breeding.
c. A stable or farm where these animals are kept.
a. A usually young man who is very sexually active or promiscuous.
b. A usually young man regarded as attractive and physically fit.
3. Slang A person who is extremely competent in a given area.
4. Games Stud poker.
Available or offered for breeding. Used of animals.
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|Adj.||1.||studded - dotted or adorned with or as with studs or nailheads; usually used in combination; "star-studded heavens"; "diamond-studded belt"|