Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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
He escaped the stake only to be held a prisoner in Montreal.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
She went down to the boat, which was partly drawn up on the beach and fastened to a heavy stake.
"The Associate Hermits" by Frank R. Stockton
It is blazed in the woods and staked on the plains.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
In a few minutes, a large stake was fixed in the ground, and piles of hickory poles were spread around it.
"Heroes and Hunters of the West" by Anonymous
And you put up no stakes?
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
But you needn't worry none, I've staked bad claims afore.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
There was once a king in Denmark named Rolf Stake; right famous is he among the kings of yore, foremost for liberality, daring, and courtesy.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
If two or more receive superior cards, the higher takes the stake.
"Round Games with Cards" by W. H. Peel
Drive a stake down here, Benny.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
In India he had a bad hand; but he was master of the game, and he won every stake.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He started up and graspt a stake
And waited for his prey;
There came a lonely traveller
And Jaspar crost his way.
"Jaspar" by Robert Southey
Your naked new-born soul, their stake,
Stood blind between;
God said “let him that wins her take
And keep Faustine.”
"Faustine" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
But they fail not, the kinglier breed,
Who starry diadems attain;
To dungeon, axe, and stake succeed
Heirs of the old heroic strain.
"Kossuth" by James Russell Lowell
The Indian to the stake is tied,
There is courage in his eye;
And a smile has curled his lip of pride,
As he speaks thus tauntingly:—
"The Indian Warrior" by Peter John Allan
'Here did Pierrette
Throw dice with destiny to pay love's debt,
Gay, kind, and fearless, without one regret
When the last stake was set.'
"The Last Room" by Bliss William Carman
For, even though cattle, like subjects, will break
At times from the yoke and the band,
Bill knows how to act when his rule is at stake,
And is therefore a lord of the land.
"Bill the Bullock-Driver" by Henry Kendall
Cyndy Violette belies the stereotypes and Makes Sexism Pay in the macho world of High-stakes poker.
Amazombie wins the Bing Crosby Stakes.
Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr.
High stakes for Clinton, Obama.
Millions at stake in foreclosure battle.
Malibu Stakes winner Bob Black Jack is expected to be sidelined for several months.
Originally, a deal to buy a 25% stake and run the 183-bed Beacon Hospital for $22 million.
In Washington, the debate over the debt ceiling is the stuff of heated arguments, high-stakes brinksmanship and warnings that the global economy is teetering on edge.
Autumn is ready to stake its claim with overcast skies and wet weather.
Boisterous Looks to Add Another Stakes Win.
Comma to the Top, who won three stakes on two surfaces, including the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr.
Dunkirk, who ran a gutsy, front-running second in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr.
Indy Stakes on Saturday and retired to her birthplace on Sunday.
It appears that the family of Xi Jinping, almost certainly China's next official leader, own a large stake in one of China's rare earth companies.
High-stakes online gamble pays off.
The issue at stake is one of eﬃciency rather than accuracy, with HSTphot reducing data at the same or greater speed than DoPHOT.
WFPC2 Stellar Photometry with HSTphot
We can improve the running time of the algorithm by demanding that it also prunes it search in cases in which only a tiny count of n–tuples is at stake.
Fast Algorithms and Efficient Statistics: N-point Correlation Functions
So also are the international contributions to the LHC accelerator, but what is needed to give each region a truly crucial stake in the LC is beyond what was attempted at the LHC.
Linear Collider Workshop 2000 Summary
At stake is whether the strong relative phase between tree and penguin amplitudes is small (e.g., ) or large (e.g., ).
Conference Summary (5th Int. Conf. on Hyperons, Charm, and Beauty Hadrons)
As, with the increase of Kerr parameter, the inner sonic point branch shifts to the lower entropy region, the stability of both the shock and the disk is at stake.
Stability of accretion disk around rotating black holes: a pseudo-general-relativistic fluid dynamical study