Stalk is defined as a plant's main stem.(noun)
An example of stalk is the stem on which corn grows.
The definition of stalk is to follow behind someone or behind prey in a harassing or obsessive way.(verb)
See stalk in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME stalken < OE stealcian (in comp.) < stealc, high, steep < IE *stelg- < base *stel-, to place, set up > still, Gr stellein
Origin: ME stalke, akin to OE stealc, high, steep < IE *stelg- < base *stel-: see still
See stalk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , probably diminutive of stale, upright of a ladder, post, handle
Origin: , from Old English stalu; see stel- in Indo-European roots.
verb stalked stalked, stalk·ing, stalks verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English stalken
Origin: , from Old English -stealcian, to move stealthily (in bestealcian).
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