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Definition of Stalk

Stalk
Stalk Stalk, n. The act or process of stalking. When the stalk was over (the antelope took alarm and ran off before I was within rifle shot) I came back. --T. Roosevelt.
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Stalk Stalk, v. t. To approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game. As for shooting a man from behind a wall, it is cruelly like to stalking a deer. --Sir W. Scott.
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Stalk Stalk, n. A high, proud, stately step or walk. Thus twice before, . . . With martial stalk hath he gone by our watch. --Shak. The which with monstrous stalk behind him stepped. --Spenser.
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Stalk Stalk, n. [OE. stalke, fr. AS. st[ae]l, stel, a stalk. See Stale a handle, Stall.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The stem or main axis of a plant; as, a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp. (b) The petiole, pedicel, or peduncle, of a plant. 2. That which resembes the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill. --Grew. 3. (Arch.) An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring. 4. One of the two upright pieces of a ladder. [Obs.] To climd by the rungs and the stalks. --Chaucer. 5. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A stem or peduncle, as of certain barnacles and crinoids. (b) The narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect. (c) The peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans. 6. (Founding) An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor. Stalk borer (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a noctuid moth (Gortyna nitela), which bores in the stalks of the raspberry, strawberry, tomato, asters, and many other garden plants, often doing much injury.

Meaning of Stalk from wikipedia

- Stalk or stalking may refer to: Stalk, the stealthy approach (phase) of a predator towards its prey Stalking, an act of intrusive behavior or unwanted...
- Stalking is unwanted and/or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person. Stalking behaviors are interrelated to har****ment and...
- The pituitary stalk (also known as the infundibular stalk, Fenderson's funnel, or simply the infundibulum) is the connection between the hypothalamus...
- Corn Stalk may refer to: The stem of a corn plant Dracaena fragrans or Cornstalk Dracaena, a flowering plant Cornstalk, a Shawnee Indian chief during...
- antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. Depending on location and cultivar, either its stalks, leaves, or hypocotyl are eaten and...
- Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or har**** an individual, group, or organization. It may include false accusations...
- Pearlman to change the name of the band – first to Oaxaca, then to the Stalk-Forrest Group. The band recorded yet another album's worth of material for...
- The body-stalk, also known as the allantoic stalk, is a band of mesoderm that connects the caudal end of the embryo to the chorion in development. With...
- a film in the subgenre of horror films involving a violent psychopath stalking and murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools. Although...
- The Stalk is a science fiction novel by American writers Chris Morris and Janet Morris, published in 1994. It is the third book of their Threshold trilogy...
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