stalk englannista suomeksi
- Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with(..)on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks thrust themselves up like withered elfin limbs.
Something resembling the stalk of a plant, such as the stem of a quill.
*(RQ:Grew Musaeum Regalis Societatis)
An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring.
One of the two upright pieces of a ladder.
An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor.
(senseid) To approach slowly and quietly in order not to be discovered when getting closer.
(RQ:Scott Peveril of the Peak)
(RQ:Chambers Younger Set)
To (try to) follow or contact someone constantly, often resulting in harassment.(w)
To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner.
(RQ:Dryden Spanish Fryar)
(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)
To walk behind something, such as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under cover.
(RQ:Bacon Apophthegmes)crept under the shoulder of his led horse;(..)"I must stalk," said he.
1612, (w), ''(w)''
- One underneath his horse, to get a shoot doth stalk.
A particular episode of trying to follow or contact someone.
The hunting of a wild animal by stealthy approach.
1885, (w), ''Hunting Trips of a Ranchman''
- When the stalk was over (the antelope took alarm and ran off before I was within rifle shot) I came back.
- With manly mien he stalked along the ground.
1704, (w), ''Milton's Stile Imitated, in a Translation of a Story out of the Third Aeneid''
- Then stalking through the deep, / He fords the ocean.
1850, Charles Merivale, ''History of the Romans Under the Empire''
- I forbear myself from entering the lists in which he has long stalked alone and unchallenged.
A haughty style of walking.
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