sta·​bling | \ ˈstā-b(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce stabling (audio) \

Definition of stabling

: accommodation for animals in a building also : the building for this

Examples of stabling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The redevelopment is designed to preserve the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Northwest Baltimore and enhance Laurel for year-round racing and the stabling of nearly 1,600 horses. Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun, 8 Apr. 2022 Russell, who bore most of the financial liability for Alamo Downs, kept up the track for a while, stabling and training racehorses in hopes of persuading the Legislature to reconsider. Paula Allen, San Antonio Express-News, 12 Mar. 2022 This 287-acre polo venue and premier event location in New South Wales, Australia, includes three professional-grade polo fields, a 30-acre lagoon, an equine center with indoor arenas, extensive stabling and multiple event spaces. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 Flannery said that an old grandstand has been razed and that there is ample room for the new facility and also for the stabling and training activities to co-exist. Sheldon S. Shafer, The Courier-Journal, 20 June 2017

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First Known Use of stabling

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Apr 2022

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“Stabling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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