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Stag \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.