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  • adjective Resembling a stake (pointed stick).

Etymologies

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stake +‎ -like

Examples

  • It would be a sad fate for food writing if the same reader can’t be expected to enjoy both seeing an image of a whole lamb on a stakelike spit on one page, and reading about the intricacies of the taste of burnt tomatoes on another.

    My Favorite Food Books of 2009

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