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Meaning of STAG

Pronunciation:  stag

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  adult male deer
  2. [n]  male red deer
  3. [v]  watch, observe, or inquire secretly
  4. [v]  give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
  5. [v]  attend a dance or a party without a female companion
 

STAG is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: betray, denounce, give away, grass, hart, peach, rat, shit, shop, sleuth, snitch, snoop, spy, tell on
 
 See Also: buck, Cervus elaphus, enquire, inform, inquire, investigate, monitor, red deer, ride herd on, royal, royal stag, sell out, supervise, tip off

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Stag\, n. [Icel. steggr the male of several animals; or a
    doubtful AS. stagga. Cf. {Steg}.]
    1. (Zo["o]l.)
       (a) The adult male of the red deer ({Cervus elaphus}), a
           large European species closely related to the American
           elk, or wapiti.
       (b) The male of certain other species of large deer.
    
    2. A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    3. A castrated bull; -- called also {bull stag}, and {bull
       seg}. See the Note under {Ox}.
    
    4. (Stock Exchange)
       (a) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a
           member of the exchange. [Cant]
       (b) 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. [Cant]
    
    5. (Zo["o]l.) The European wren. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    {Stag beetle} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       lamellicorn beetles belonging to {Lucanus} and allied
       genera, especially {L. cervus} of Europe and {L. dama} of
       the United States. The mandibles are large and branched,
       or forked, whence the name. The lava feeds on the rotten
       wood of dead trees. Called also {horned bug}, and {horse
       beetle}.
    
    {Stag dance}, a dance by men only. [slang, U.S.]
    
    {Stag hog} (Zo["o]l.), the babiroussa.
    
    {Stag-horn coral} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
       large branching corals of the genus {Madrepora}, which
       somewhat resemble the antlers of the stag, especially
       {Madrepora cervicornis}, and {M. palmata}, of Florida and
       the West Indies.
    
    {Stag-horn fern} (Bot.), an Australian and West African fern
       ({Platycerium alcicorne}) having the large fronds branched
       like a stag's horns; also, any species of the same genus.
    
    
    {Stag-horn sumac} (Bot.), a common American shrub ({Rhus
       typhina}) having densely velvety branchlets. See {Sumac}.
    
    
    {Stag party}, a party consisting of men only. [Slang, U. S.]
    
    
    {Stag tick} (Zo["o]l.), a parasitic dipterous insect of the
       family {Hippoboscid[ae]}, which lives upon the stag and in
       usually wingless. The same species lives also upon the
       European grouse, but in that case has wings.
    
    
  2. \Stag\, v. i. (Com.)
    To act as a ``stag'', or irregular dealer in stocks. [Cant]
    
    
  3. \Stag\, v. t.
    To watch; to dog, or keep track of. [Prov. Eng. or Slang]
    --H. Kingsley.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a stag in your dream, represents grace and agility. You will elevate to a position of much status. You will feel spiritually uplifted.
 

 

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