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1‘the stalk of a plant’
stem, shoot, trunk, stock, cane, bine, bent, haulm, straw, reed
branch, bough, twig
technical pedicel, peduncle, petiole, phyllode, scape, seta, stipe, caudex, axis
1‘he noticed a stoat stalking a rabbit’
creep up on, trail, follow, shadow, track down, go after, be after, dog, hound, course, hunt, pursue, chase, give chase to, run after
2‘without another word she turned and stalked out’
strut, stride, march, flounce, storm, stomp, sweep, swagger, prance
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.