Definitions of stalk

The word stalk uses 5 letters:aklst.

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n. - The act or process of stalking. 2

n. - The stem or main axis of a plant; as, a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp. 2

n. - The petiole, pedicel, or peduncle, of a plant. 2

n. - That which resembes the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill. 2

n. - An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring. 2

n. - One of the two upright pieces of a ladder. 2

n. - A stem or peduncle, as of certain barnacles and crinoids. 2

n. - The narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect. 2

n. - The peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans. 2

n. - An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor. 2

v. i. - To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive pronoun. 2

v. i. - To walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under clover. 2

v. i. - To walk with high and proud steps; usually implying the affectation of dignity, and indicating dislike. The word is used, however, especially by the poets, to express dignity of step. 2

v. t. - To approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game. 2

n. - A high, proud, stately step or walk. 2


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