Origin of stalk1
OTHER WORDS FROM stalkstalklike, adjective
Words nearby stalk
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Origin of stalk2
OTHER WORDS FROM stalkstalk·a·ble, adjectivestalker, noun
How to use stalk in a sentence
Another client, Meadow Mushrooms, is making packaging from the stalks removed from mushrooms during processing.
A few miles down the road, a rusting old John Deere combine growled on through the flurries, its blade churning through dead-brown stalks of soybeans.The Big Thaw: How Russia Could Dominate a Warming World|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Sergey Ponomarev|December 16, 2020|ProPublica
These grass-like plants will be 3 to 9 feet tall with an oval cross section to the lower stalk.
The most interesting thing is not that it’s almost spherical, but rather the beautiful cusplike feature where the stalk meets the fruit.
The system monitors grain as it’s collected and adjusts dozens of settings on the combine in real-time to maximize how much grain is chopped from each stalk and to minimize waste.A.I. gets down in the dirt as precision agriculture takes off|Aaron Pressman|October 5, 2020|Fortune
At night jineteras stalk the promenade in search of tourists while a trumpet from a bench serenades the proceedings.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Murder, suicide, illness, old age: These deaths stalk us all, but in prison, they collect us so much more cheaply.
They go to Paris, but never leave the underground metro station, where they stalk the metro mall shops.
Famine will stalk the land and as many as seven million people will confront extreme food insecurity—in short, starvation.
More girls are reporting their boyfriends stalk them via text message or threaten to humiliate them with social media.Digital Harassment Is the New Means of Domestic Abuse|Keli Goff|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
When a leaf is so young that it wraps itself around the main stalk it's useless to try to turn it over.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
At last the Queen, whose mouth was now quite filled with bits of the mullen-stalk, mumbled, "Get to the point."Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Why should they not dawdle at their labor sitting upon the fence in endless colloquy while the harvest rots upon the stalk?The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
I wonder if that square-jawed devil has got a glimpse of us and is trying a lone-handed stalk himself?Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair