staked

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stake \Stake\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Staked} (st[=a]kd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Staking}.]

1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.

2. To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake out land; to stake out a new road.

3. To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.

I'll stake yon lamb, that near the fountain plays. --Pope.

4. To pierce or wound with a stake. --Spectator.


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