1. A stallion  is etymologically a horse kept in a 'stall' for breeding purposes.
- stallion (n.)
- mid-15c., earlier staloun (c. 1300), "male horse kept for breeding purposes," from Anglo-French estaloun, Old French estalon "stallion, uncastrated male horse" (Modern French étalon), from Frankish *stal, cognate with Old High German stal "stable," from Proto-Germanic *stalla- (see stall (n.1)). The notion is probably of a horse kept in a stable to service mares. Transferred sense of "robustly lascivious man" is attested from 1550s.
- 1. Llewelyn's stallion shied as the wind sent sparks flying.
- 2. The stallion upreared on its hind legs.
- 3. The stallion bucked as he fought against the reins holding him tightly in.
- 4. " No, a fine little stallion with legs two yards long.
- " 不, 腿足有两码长,是个漂亮的小驹子.
- 5. Of all Arabians, one of the most durable must have been the stallion called Maidan.
- 在所有的阿拉伯马中, 耐力最好的恐怕要数一匹名叫麦登的种马了.
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