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1. stalk(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stalke
33 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The stalk of a plant; the trunk of a tree; also fig.; -- also coll.; a shoot of a vine [quot.: ?a1425(c1380)]; a piece of straw [quot.: c1390 CT.Rv.]; ?a reed [quot.: 1440]; on stalk and ston, at…