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Definition of Stakes

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 Stakes from wikipedia

- Look up stake, stakes, or stäke in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Stake may refer to: Stake: Fortune Fighters, a 2003 video game The Stake, a 1915 silent...
- The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL, Finnish: Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Swedish: Institutet för hälsa och välfärd; until 2019, National...
- II Stakes at Ascot. Frankel extended his unbeaten record in 2012 by winning the Lockinge Stakes, the Queen Anne Stakes and then the Sus**** Stakes for...
- that year including the Sir Henry Cecil Stakes, Thoroughbred Stakes, Prix du Moulin and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes. In the following year he took his unbeaten...
- The Stardom Stakes, also known as the Peter Willett Stakes, was a conditions flat horse race in Great Britain open to two-year-old thoroughbreds. It was...
- A high-stakes test is a test with important consequences for the test taker. P****ing has important benefits, such as a high school diploma, a scholarship...
- The Lillie Langtry Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain open to fillies and mares aged three years or older. It is run at Goodwood over...
- remaining eight starts, including five stakes victories. His only loss during this period was in the Champagne Stakes, where he finished first but was disqualified...
- The Derby Stakes, also known as the Epsom Derby or the Derby, and currently[update] as the Cazoo Derby for sponsorship reasons, is a Group 1 flat horse...
- Stakes is an American animated television miniseries comprising eight episodes from the television show Adventure Time, created by Pendleton Ward. It aired...