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Definition of Stake

Stake
Stake Stake, n. (Mormon Ch.) A territorial division; -- called also stake of Zion. Every city, or ``stake,' including a chief town and surrounding towns, has its president, with two counselors; and this president has a high council of chosen men. --Schaff-Herzog Encyc.
Stake
Stake Stake, n. [AS. staca, from the root of E. stick; akin to OFries. & LG. stake, D. staak, Sw. stake, Dan. stage. See Stick, v. t., and cf. Estacade, Stockade.] 1. A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc. A sharpened stake strong Dryas found. --Dryden. 2. A stick inserted upright in a lop, eye, or mortise, at the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to prevent goods from falling off. 3. The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned; hence, martyrdom by fire. 4. A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths, etc., for light work, punching upon, etc. 5. That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked or hazarded; a pledge. At stake, in danger; hazarded; pledged. ``I see my reputation is at stake.' --Shak.

Meaning of Stake from wikipedia

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- best-known execution of this type is burning at the stake, where the condemned is bound to a large wooden stake and a fire lit beneath them. In the process of...
- Stake, formally known as Steak Number Eight is a post-metal/sludge metal band based in Wevelgem, Belgium. Their music is a combination of post-rock and...
- Staking is the process of connecting two components by creating an interference fit between the two pieces. One workpiece has a hole in it while the other...
- Staking may refer to: Staking (manufacturing), a process for connecting two components Poker staking, the act of one person putting up cash for a poker...
- Proof of stake (PoS) is a type of consensus algorithm by which a cryptocurrency blockchain network aims to achieve distributed consensus. In PoS-based...
- Stakeholder may refer to: Stakeholder (corporate), a group, corporate, organization, member, or system that affects or can be affected by an organization's...
- The Stake is a 1915 American silent short drama film starring William Garwood in the lead role with Violet Mersereau. The Stake on IMDb...
- The punji stick or punji stake is a type of booby trapped stake. It is a simple spike, made out of wood or bamboo, which is sharpened and heated. Punji...
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