Stack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stacked (stkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Stacking.] [Cf. Sw. stacka, Dan. stakke. See Stack, n.] 1. To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood.
2. Specifically: To place in a vertical arrangement so that each item in a pile is resting on top of another item in the pile, except for the bottom item; as, to
stack the papers neatly on the desk; to
stack the bricks.
3. To select or arrange dishonestly so as to achieve an unfair advantage; as, to
stack a deck of cards; to
stack a jury with persons prejudiced against the defendant.
To stack arms
(Mil.), to set up a number of muskets or rifles together, with the bayonets crossing one another, and forming a sort of conical pile.
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