Stag vs. Horse

Stag vs. Horse — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Stag and Horse

Stagnoun

The adult male of various deer, especially the red deer.

Horsenoun

A large hoofed mammal (Equus caballus) having a short coat, a long mane, and a long tail, domesticated since ancient times and used for riding and for drawing or carrying loads.

Stagnoun

An animal, especially a pig, castrated after reaching sexual maturity.

Horsenoun

An adult male horse; a stallion.

Stagnoun

A person who attends a social gathering unaccompanied by a partner, especially a man who is unaccompanied by a woman.

Horsenoun

Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.

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Stagnoun

A social gathering for men only.

Horsenoun

A frame or device, usually with four legs, used for supporting or holding.

Stagadjective

Of or for men only

a stag party.

Horsenoun

(Sports) A vaulting horse.

Stagadjective

Pornographic

stag films.

Horsenoun

(Slang) Heroin.

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Stagadverb

Unaccompanied

went to the dance stag.

Horsenoun

often horses Horsepower

a muscle car with 400 horses under the hood.

Stagverb

To attend a social gathering unaccompanied by a partner. Used especially of men.

Horsenoun

Mounted soldiers; cavalry

a squadron of horse.

Stagnoun

An adult male deer.

Horsenoun

A block of rock interrupting a vein and containing no minerals.

Stagnoun

A colt, or filly.

Horsenoun

A large block of displaced rock that is caught along a fault.

Stagnoun

A romping girl.

Horseverb

To provide with a horse.

Stagnoun

An improperly or late castrated bull or ram – also called a bull seg (see note under ox).

Horseverb

To haul or hoist energetically

"Things had changed little since the days of the pyramids, with building materials being horsed into place by muscle power" (Henry Allen).

Stagnoun

An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.

Horseverb

To be in heat. Used of a mare.

Stagnoun

One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock.

Horseadjective

Of or relating to a horse

a horse blanket.

Stagnoun

The Eurasian wren, Troglodytes troglodytes.

Horseadjective

Mounted on horses

horse guards.

Stagnoun

An unmarried male, a bachelor; a male not accompanying a female at a social event.

a stag dance; a stag party

Horseadjective

Drawn or operated by a horse.

Stagnoun

A social event for males held in honor of a groom on the eve of his wedding, attended by male friends of the groom, sometimes a fund-raiser.

The stag will be held in the hotel's ballroom.

Horseadjective

Larger or cruder than others in the same category

horse pills.

Stagnoun

A stag beetle (family Lucanidae).

Horsenoun

Any of several animals related to Equus ferus caballus.

Stagverb

To act as a "stag", an irregular dealer in stocks.

Horsenoun

A hoofed mammal, of the genus Equus, often used throughout history for riding and draft work.

A cowboy's greatest friend is his horse.

Stagverb

(transitive) To watch; to dog, or keep track of.

Horsenoun

(zoology) Any current or extinct animal of the family Equidae, including the zebra or the ass.

These bone features, distinctive in the zebra, are actually present in all horses.

Stagadverb

Of a man, attending a formal social function without a date.

My brother went stag to prom because he couldn't find a date.

Horsenoun

Cavalry soldiers (sometimes capitalized when referring to an official category).

We should place two units of horse and one of foot on this side of the field.All the King's horses and all the King's men, couldn't put Humpty together again.

Stagnoun

male red deer

Horsenoun

The chess piece representing a knight, depicted as a horse.

Now just remind me how the horse moves again?

Stagnoun

adult male deer

Horsenoun

(slang) A large person.

Every linebacker they have is a real horse.

Stagverb

attend a dance or a party without a female companion

Horsenoun

(historical) A timber frame shaped like a horse, which soldiers were made to ride for punishment.

Stagverb

give away information about somebody;

He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Horsenoun

Equipment with legs.

Stagverb

watch, observe, or inquire secretly

Horsenoun

In gymnastics, a piece of equipment with a body on two or four legs, approximately four feet high, sometimes (pommel horse) with two handles on top .

She's scored very highly with the parallel bars; let's see how she does with the horse.

Horsenoun

A frame with legs, used to support something.

a clothes horse; a sawhorse

Horsenoun

(nautical) Type of equipment.

Horsenoun

A rope stretching along a yard, upon which men stand when reefing or furling the sails; footrope.

Horsenoun

A breastband for a leadsman.

Horsenoun

An iron bar for a sheet traveller to slide upon.

Horsenoun

A jackstay.

Horsenoun

(mining) A mass of earthy matter, or rock of the same character as the wall rock, occurring in the course of a vein, as of coal or ore; hence, to take horse (said of a vein) is to divide into branches for a distance.

Horsenoun

(slang) The sedative, antidepressant, and anxiolytic drug morphine, chiefly when used illicitly.

Horsenoun

(US) An informal variant of basketball in which players match shots made by their opponent(s), each miss adding a letter to the word "horse", with 5 misses spelling the whole word and eliminating a player, until only the winner is left. Also HORSE, H-O-R-S-E or H.O.R.S.E. (see H-O-R-S-E).

Horsenoun

A translation or other illegitimate aid in study or examination.

Horsenoun

horseplay; tomfoolery

Horsenoun

Heroin drug.

Alright, mate, got any horse?

Horseverb

(intransitive) To frolic, to act mischievously. (Usually followed by "around".)

Horseverb

(transitive) To provide with a horse.

Horseverb

(obsolete) To get on horseback.

Horseverb

To sit astride of; to bestride.

Horseverb

(of a male horse) To copulate with (a mare).

Horseverb

To take or carry on the back.

Horseverb

To place on the back of another person, or on a wooden horse, etc., to be flogged; to subject to such punishment.

Horsenoun

solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

Horsenoun

a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs

Horsenoun

troops trained to fight on horseback;

500 horse led the attack

Horsenoun

a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

Horsenoun

a chessman in the shape of a horse's head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

Horseverb

provide with a horse or horses