Stake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Staked (stkd); 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.
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