Stalk, n. 1. A high, proud, stately step or walk.
Thus twice before, . . .Shak.
With martial stalk hath he gone by our watch.
The which with monstrous stalk behind him stepped.Spenser.
2. The act or process of stalking.
When the stalk was over (the antelope took alarm and ran off before I was within rifle shot) I came back.T. Roosevelt.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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