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  • verb transitive To mark off the limits by stakes; as, to stake out land; to stake out a new road.
  • verb intransitive, croquet To end the game by hitting the stake peg in the middle of the court.


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  • It does not zero in on a phenomenon or stake out unclaimed ground in a subfield.

    January 18, 2018