sta·​bling ˈstā-b(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce stabling (audio)
: accommodation for animals in a building
also : the building for this

Examples of stabling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The property also includes a separate four-bedroom guest house or caretaker’s residence, a pool house converted from a stabling block, and a converted barn/four-car garage, which also served as the multifaceted creative powerhouse’s art studio. Mark David, Robb Report, 26 Oct. 2023 Avid equestrians can also take advantage of on-site guest stabling, giving them the chance to explore the vast and picturesque North Norfolk countryside on horseback, including the famous Holkham Beach. Angelina Villa-Clarke, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stabling was in the 15th century

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“Stabling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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