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Found 3 items, similar to stalk.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: stalk gagang, tangkai
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stalk stalk n 1: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds [syn: chaff, husk, shuck, straw, stubble] 2: a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ [syn: stem] 3: a hunt for game carried on by stalking or waiting in ambush [syn: stalking, still hunt] 4: the act of following prey stealthily [syn: stalking] 5: a stiff or threatening gait [syn: angry walk] v 1: walk stiffly 2: follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; “her ex-boyfriend stalked her”; “the ghost of her mother haunted her” [syn: haunt] 3: go through (an area) in search of prey; “stalk the woods for deer”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stalk Stalk \Stalk\ (st[add]k), 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. [1913 Webster] 2. That which resembles the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill. --Grew. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring. [1913 Webster] 4. One of the two upright pieces of a ladder. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To climb by the rungs and the stalks. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 6. (Founding) An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Stalk \Stalk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stalked (st[add]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Stalking.] [AS. st[ae]lcan, stealcian to go slowly; cf. stealc high, elevated, Dan. stalke to stalk; probably akin to 1st stalk.] 1. To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive pronoun. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Into the chamber he stalked him full still. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [Bertran] stalks close behind her, like a witch's fiend, Pressing to be employed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under cover. [1913 Webster] The king . . . crept under the shoulder of his led horse; . . . “I must stalk,” said he. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] One underneath his horse, to get a shoot doth stalk. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. [1913 Webster] With manly mien he stalked along the ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Then stalking through the deep, He fords the ocean. --Addison. [1913 Webster] I forbear myself from entering the lists in which he has long stalked alone and unchallenged. --Merivale. [1913 Webster] Stalk \Stalk\ (st[add]k), v. t. 1. To approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game. [1913 Webster] As for shooting a man from behind a wall, it is cruelly like to stalking a deer. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To follow (a person) persistently, with or without attempts to evade detection; as, the paparazzi stalk celebrities to get candid photographs; obsessed fans may stalk their favorite movie stars. [PJC] Stalk \Stalk\, n. 1. A high, proud, stately step or walk. [1913 Webster] Thus twice before, . . . With martial stalk hath he gone by our watch. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The which with monstrous stalk behind him stepped. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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