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3 definitions found
 for Stalking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stalk \Stalk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stalked (st[add]kt); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Stalking.] [AS. staelcan, stealcian to go slowly;
     cf. stealc high, elevated, Dan. stalke to stalk; probably
     akin to 1st stalk.]
     1. To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy,
        noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive
        pronoun. --Shak.
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              Into the chamber he stalked him full still.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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              [Bertran] stalks close behind her, like a witch's
              fiend,
              Pressing to be employed.              --Dryden.
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     2. To walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of
        approaching game; to proceed under cover.
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              The king . . . crept under the shoulder of his led
              horse; . . . "I must stalk," said he. --Bacon.
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              One underneath his horse, to get a shoot doth stalk.
                                                    --Drayton.
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     3. To walk with high and proud steps; -- usually implying the
        affectation of dignity, and indicating dislike. The word
        is used, however, especially by the poets, to express
        dignity of step.
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              With manly mien he stalked along the ground.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              Then stalking through the deep,
              He fords the ocean.                   --Addison.
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              I forbear myself from entering the lists in which he
              has long stalked alone and unchallenged. --Merivale.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stalking
      n 1: a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or
           waiting in ambush [syn: stalk, stalking, still hunt]
      2: the act of following prey stealthily [syn: stalk,
         stalking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "stalking":
     chase, chevy, chivy, clandestine behavior, clandestinity, coursing,
     covertness, cynegetics, dogging, domiciliary visit, dragnet,
     exploration, falconry, follow, follow-up, following, forage,
     fox hunting, frisk, furtiveness, gunning, hawking, house-search,
     hue and cry, hunt, hunting, perquisition, posse, probe,
     prosecution, prowl, prowling, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, quest,
     ransacking, rummage, search, search party, search warrant,
     search-and-destroy operation, searching, seeking, shadowing,
     shiftiness, shikar, shooting, slinkiness, slyness, sneakiness,
     sport, sporting, stalk, stealth, stealthiness, still hunt,
     surreptitiousness, tracking, tracking down, trailing, turning over,
     underground activity, underhand dealing, venery
  
  

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