Sorghum juice can be extracted for fermentation and distillation without damaging the grain at the top of the stalk.
Famine will stalk the land and as many as seven million people will confront extreme food insecurity—in short, starvation.
Fox's diners will taste-test recipes for his upcoming cookbook, Seed to stalk: A Modern Culinary Handbook.
Plus, where else can you stalk your kids and go on tour with Snoop Dogg at the same time?
A crazy fan, Nadine Davies, began to stalk Redford in 1967, after seeing him in Barefoot in the Park.
stalk, half-an-inch long, obliquely inserted under a fleshy lip.
In this way the hairy end of the bamboo got knotted around the stalk.
The master ignored his slaves, sitting heavily on the dune until he regained his breath after the stalk.
For nearly five miles up the mountain road the stalk was continued.
The hawthorn leaves in places have turned pale, and are touched, too, towards the stalk with a deep brown hue.
"stem of a plant," early 14c., probably a diminutive (with -k suffix) of stale "one of the uprights of a ladder, handle, stalk," from Old English stalu "wooden part" (as of a harp), from Proto-Germanic *stalo; related to Old English steala "stalk, support," and steall "place" (see stall (n.1)).
"pursue stealthily," Old English -stealcian, as in bestealcian "to steal along," from Proto-Germanic *stalkojanan, probably from a frequentative of the root of steal (cf. hark from hear, talk from tell). Or it may be from a sense of stalk (v.1), influenced by stalk (n.). Meaning "harass obsessively" first recorded 1991. Related: Stalked; stalking.
A stalking-horse was literally a horse trained to allow a fowler to conceal himself behind it to get within range of the game; figurative sense of "person who participates in a proceeding to disguise its real purpose" is recorded from 1610s.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.
To harass someone, esp a woman, in a menacing way: During the first week at Wimbledon, a German stalking Steffi Graf had to be expelled/ The clinics have recourse to local laws against blocking an entrance and stalking doctors and nurses/ A 9-year old boy who left a message for a 10-year old girl has been accused of violating the state's anti-stalking law (1980s+)