Dyke vs. Stud

Dyke vs. Stud — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dyke and Stud

Dykenoun

Variant of dike1.

Studnoun

An upright post in the framework of a wall for supporting sheets of lath, drywall, or similar material.

Dykenoun

Used as a disparaging term for a lesbian.

Studnoun

A small knob, nail head, or rivet fixed in and slightly projecting from a surface.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

A small ornamental button mounted on a short post for insertion through an eyelet, as on a dress shirt.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

A buttonlike earring or other piercing mounted on a slender post, as of gold or steel.

Dykenoun

Any navigable watercourse.

Studnoun

Any of various protruding pins or pegs in machinery, used mainly as a support or pivot.

Dykenoun

Any watercourse.

Studnoun

One of a number of small metal cleats embedded in a snow tire to increase traction on slippery or snowy roads.

Dykenoun

Any small body of water.

Studnoun

A metal crosspiece used as a brace in a link, as in a chain cable.

Dykenoun

(obsolete) Any hollow dug into the ground.

Studnoun

A group of animals, especially horses, kept for breeding.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

A male animal, such as a stallion, that is kept for breeding.

Dykenoun

(UK) An embankment formed by the creation of a ditch.

Studnoun

A stable or farm where these animals are kept.

Dykenoun

(obsolete) A city wall.

Studnoun

A usually young man who is very sexually active or promiscuous.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

A usually young man regarded as attractive and physically fit.

Dykenoun

Any fence or hedge.

Studnoun

(Slang) A person who is extremely competent in a given area.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

(Games) Stud poker.

Dykenoun

Any impediment, barrier, or difficulty.

Studverb

To provide with or construct with studs or a stud.

Dykenoun

(UK) A beaver's dam.

Studverb

To set with studs or a stud

stud a bracelet with rubies.

Dykenoun

A jetty; a pier.

Studverb

To be scattered over

Daisies studded the meadow.

Dykenoun

(UK) A raised causeway.

Studnoun

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

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

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

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

A group of such animals.

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

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

Dykeverb

To dig, particularly to create a ditch.

Studnoun

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

Dykeverb

To surround with a ditch, to entrench.

Studnoun

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

Dykeverb

To surround with a low dirt or stone wall.

Studnoun

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

a collar with studs

Dykeverb

To raise a protective earthwork against a sea or river.

Studnoun

(jewelry) A small round earring.

She's wearing studs in her ears.

Dykeverb

To scour a watercourse.

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.

Dykeverb

To steep [fibers] within a watercourse.

Studnoun

(obsolete) A stem; a trunk.

Dykenoun

offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

Studnoun

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

Dykenoun

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

Studnoun

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

Dykeverb

enclose with a dike;

dike the land to protect it from water

Studnoun

(engineering) A stud bolt.

Studnoun

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

Studnoun

abbreviation of student

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 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