Our kind found it to be the ideal location for stalking some unsuspecting refugee who'd strayed too far from the others.
But no one was interested in financing a film about a time-traveling cyborg assassin from the future stalking a young woman.
The same day Smith is due to be sentenced, he faces another—and more explosive—trial for harassment and stalking.
Going into the vote, he was denounced as a stalking horse for the presidential aspirations of Barbour, the Mississippi governor.
Back in 2006, Patrick was seen as a stalking horse for Obama.
A hundred yards or so more and the stalking badge would have been won, and with it the Eagle award.
There is left in every man something of the primeval love of stalking.
The striped animal had been stalking the antelope, but they had scented him just in time.
"Come on," he said, stalking toward the side door and not waiting to see her to her feet.
And now the worst possible death was stalking his benefactor, driving,—always driving without pity.
"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+)