Stud, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Studded p. pr. & vb. n. Studding.]
1. To adorn with shining studs, or knobs.
Thy horses shall be trapped,
Their harness studded all with gold and pearl. --Shak.
2. 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. --Bp. Hobart.
adj : dotted or adorned with or as with studs or nailheads;
usually used in combination; "star-studded heavens";
n 1: a man who is virile and sexually active [syn: he-man, macho-man]
2: ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as
on a vault or shield or belt) [syn: rivet]
3: an upright in house framing [syn: scantling]
4: adult male horse kept for breeding [syn: studhorse]
5: poker in which each player receives hole cards and the
remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each
card is dealt [syn: stud poker]
v 1: scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills
constellated with lights" [syn: dot, constellate]
2: provide with or construct with studs; "stud the wall"
[also: studding, studded]