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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

- film "The Stake", a 1977 song by The Steve Miller Band from Book of Dreams Stakes (miniseries), an Cartoon Network miniseries, aired as part of the seventh...
- 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...
- The Belmont Stakes is an American Grade I stakes Thoroughbred horse race held on the first or second Sa****ay in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York...
- Triple Crown winner in 25 years. His record-breaking victory in the Belmont Stakes, which he won by 31 lengths, is widely regarded as one of the greatest races...
- The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL, Finnish: Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Swedish: Institutet för hälsa och välfärd) is a Finnish...
- High Stakes & Dangerous Men is the thirteenth album by British hard rock band UFO, released in February 1992. All songs written by Phil Mogg, Pete Way...
- High Stakes may refer to: High Stakes (1918 film), an American film directed by Arthur Hoyt High Stakes (1931 film), an early talkie and the last film...
- Furious Stakes over 1200 metres at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on 6 September 2014. She then finished second to First Seal in both the Tea Rose Stakes and...
- The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Sa****ay in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland...
- A high-stakes test is a test with important consequences for the test taker. P****ing has important benefits, such as a high schol diploma, a scholarship...
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