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Staked meaning

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  1. 1. of Stake

Staked - examples of usage

  1. To settlers who had been staked by adventurers ever insistent upon a prompt return of their capital, or who wondered how best to procure the means to make payment for the supplies brought in the next magazine ship, the obvious answer was to plant the land to tobacco. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  2. And so they appealed to the honor of the subscribers, that they remember those in Virginia who had staked their lives on the promises made by other men. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  3. At first only a sovereign each was staked, then two, then three, then four, then five- and there a line was drawn. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
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