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stable1 British & World English

(Of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed

stable2 British & World English

A building set apart and adapted for keeping horses

stable English Thesaurus

a very stable tent

stable boy British & World English

A boy or man employed in a stable

stable fly British & World English

A bloodsucking fly related to the housefly, that bites large mammals including humans

stable girl British & World English

A girl or woman employed in a stable

stable lad British & World English

A person employed in a stable

livery stable British & World English

A stable where horses are kept at livery or let out for hire

shelf-stable British & World English

Able to survive long periods on store or home shelves without spoiling

crumbs from ——'s table British & World English

An unfair and inadequate share of something large

stable companion British & World English

Another term for stablemate.

stable equilibrium British & World English

A state in which a body tends to return to its original position after being disturbed

bistable British & World English

An electronic circuit which has two stable states

stablemate British & World English

A horse, especially a racehorse, from the same establishment as another

stable vice in vice1 British & World English

A bad or neurotic habit of stabled horses, typically arising as a result of boredom

shut the stable door after the horse has bolted British & World English

Try to avoid or prevent something undesirable when it is already too late to do so

crumbs from ——'s table in crumb British & World English

An unfair and inadequate share of something large

shut the stable door after the horse has bolted in stable2 British & World English

Try to avoid or prevent something undesirable when it is already too late to do so

shut or bolt the stable door after the horse has bolted in stable2 British & World English

Try to avoid or prevent something undesirable when it is already too late to do so