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 for Staked
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stake \Stake\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Staked (st[=a]kd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Staking.]
     1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake
        vines or plants.
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     2. To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake
        out land; to stake out a new road.
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     3. To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a
        future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
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              I'll stake yon lamb, that near the fountain plays.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. To pierce or wound with a stake. --Spectator.
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