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Definition of Stakes
StakeStake 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. StakeStake 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,
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
- film "The Stake", a 1977 song by The Steve Miller
Band from Book of Dreams Stakes
(miniseries), an Cartoon Network
as part of the seventh...
- The Finnish Institute
(THL, Finnish: Terveyden
laitos, Swedish: Institutet
för hälsa och välfärd; until
- The Manikato Stakes
is a Moonee Valley Racing
1 Thoroughbred horse
race for horses
aged three years
old and over under Weight
for age conditions...
- The Preakness Stakes
is an American thoroughbred horse
race held on the third
Sa****ay in May each year at Pimlico
in Baltimore, Maryland....
- II Stakes
at Ascot. Frankel extended
his unbeaten record
in 2012 by winning
the Lockinge Stakes
, the Queen
and then the Sus**** Stakes
is an American animated television miniseries comprising eight episodes
from the television
Ward. It aired...
Is High is De La Soul's fourth
full-length album, released
on July 2, 1996. The album marked
in the group's sound
as 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...
- ****urity Stakes
are a type of horse
race and may specifically refer
to: ****urity Stakes
(MRC), a horse
race held at Caulfield Racecourse
- The Belmont Stakes
is an American Grade
race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds
run at Belmont
Park in Elmont, New York. Colts
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