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stag

1. in abattoir terminology a male animal castrated after it has matured sexually, i.e. more than a year old. Used mostly about cattle beasts or pigs. In rams the age limit is 6 months. In some areas also applied to an unbroken colt more than a year old.
2. to the game hunter an adult male of any of the large deer species.
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A third, even louder grunt elicited still no reaction from the bedded stag as I continued to stand there at full draw, staring through my peep sight.
The Birmingham Mail has had a fair share of local stag night tales to raise a few eyebrows.
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You could simply enjoy a nice meal and some drinks and dancing with your friends, but if you fancy something a bit more extravagant, there's no shortage of companies who will organise the perfect stag or hen event for you.
The month of May alone will see an estimated total spend of 60 million pounds spread across bars, restaurants, taxis, travel, accommodation and activities, with hordes donning fancy dress costumes, embarking on adventurous group outings and partying the night away in style on organised hen and stag events.
It seems to make little sense given the historic value of the Stag and people's desire to ensure it remains part of the area's future.
Winning the Greyhound Derby was his lifelong ambition, and he had three finalists - the 50-1 rank outsider Checkpointcharly (1996), fifth-placed Honour And Glory (1998) and Hypnotic Stag (1993).
We have a reputation for organising the biggest and the best stag weekends, but we are outdoing ourselves this time with an extreme stag do for guys who want to make history.
A witness said the man appeared to have got in the middle of a potential fight between two stags.
The stag spoke for itself as it is such a strong iconic Scottish image.
The Stags finished the season on a high note, beating Nashoba Tech twice.