• Stag Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A castrated bull; -- called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox.
- (n.) The male of certain other species of large deer.
- (n.) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. i.) To act as a "stag", or irregular dealer in stocks.
- (n.) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.
- (n.) A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl.
- (v. t.) To watch; to dog, or keep track of.
- (n.) The European wren.
• Stag-horn coral Definition & Synonyms
- () Alt. of Stag-horn fern
• Stage Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One of several marked phases or periods in the development and growth of many animals and plants; as, the larval stage; pupa stage; zoea stage.
- (n.) The platform of a microscope, upon which an object is placed to be viewed. See Illust. of Microscope.
- (n.) The floor for scenic performances; hence, the theater; the playhouse; hence, also, the profession of representing dramatic compositions; the drama, as acted or exhibited.
- (n.) A place where anything is publicly exhibited; the scene of any noted action or carrer; the spot where any remarkable affair occurs.
- (n.) A large vehicle running from station to station for the accomodation of the public; a stagecoach; an omnibus.
- (n.) A floor or story of a house.
- (n.) An elevated platform on which an orator may speak, a play be performed, an exhibition be presented, or the like.
- (v. t.) To exhibit upon a stage, or as upon a stage; to display publicly.
- (n.) A place of rest on a regularly traveled road; a stage house; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.
- (n.) A degree of advancement in any pursuit, or of progress toward an end or result.
- (n.) A floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, or the like; a scaffold; a staging.
- (n.) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road; as, a stage of ten miles.
- (n.) A platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.