Definition for STA'BLE

STA'BLE, n. [L. stabulum, that is, a stand, a fixed place, like stall. See the latter. These words do not primarily imply a covering for horses or cattle.]

A house or shed for beasts to lodge and feed in. In large towns, a stable is usually a building for horses only, or horses and cows, and often connected with a coach-house. In the country towns in the northern states of America, a stable is usually an apartment in a barn in which hay and grain are deposited.

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