from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of stable.
  • n. A building, shed, or room for horses and cattle; a stable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of keeping horses and cattle in a stable.
  • n. A building, shed, or room for horses and cattle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of putting horses or other beasts into a stable.
  • n. Stable accommodation; shelter for horses and other beasts; stables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. accommodation for animals (especially for horses)


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  • Elspeth knew that Treyvan and Hydona had resigned themselves to some kind of stabling situation when they reached Haven.

    Widows and Orphans

  • Subsequent to being obliged to stand in mud and other damp or wet media, exposure to desiccating influences such as stabling upon dry floors, or at service on hot and dry road surfaces causes the insensitive parts of the feet to become dry, hard and brittle.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Millot, to find some kind of stabling and food for the horses, and, if possible, some shelter for himself.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

  • $18.16; Mar, '09 was $12.88;' stabling 'at $12.29 with help from Fin'l (2009: $81.80, $61.95, Home Page

  • The same with part of the winery -- the other part is used for stabling the cows.


  • But he said the warm-up space and stabling could be cramped: "I think this new venue will be very well suited better for the horses and better for the sport."

    The Horses Will Jump InBrooklyn

  • The estate has 700 acres of productive arable land, a substantial home, training gallops, stabling for more than 70 horses, a swimming pool and seven further properties.

    A Renaissance of Landed Estates

  • At the current DoD spending rate, if we got a good bulk deal on hay, and negotiated collectively on stabling, we could indeed get everybody their own pony.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gulf Stability and the New Iraq

  • We had a small garden and stabling for our horses and, as Will had predicted, no one at court or elsewhere paid any attention to us.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Change happens - it happened to the people who made a living from slide rules, and from stabling the horses that pulled stagecoaches, and to the people who trained gladiators...

    Archive 2010-07-01


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