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stalk

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun BOT stemgas masc1  c m uthe flowers hang from slender stalks bíonn na bláthanna ar crochadh ó ghais thanaía stalk of cabbage cos cabáiste, bun cabáistea stalk of celery cos soilirea stalk of grass sop féir, sifín féir, seamaide féirparsley stalk gas peirsile 2 noun ZOOL of animalgas masc1  c m uthey have eyes on stalks tá súile ar ghais acu
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3 noun stem of objectcos fem2  c m ucrann masc1  c m uthe stalk of the lamp is cracked tá crann an lampa scoilte 4 noun AUTO leverluamhán masc1  c m u
verb
5 verb walk huffily INTRANSITIVEhe stalked off bhailigh sé leis go stuacach, d'imigh sé leis agus pus air 6 verb pursue to catch or kill TRANSITIVEstalcaireacht a dhéanamh arthey were stalking deer bhí siad ag déanamh stalcaireachta ar fhianna 7 verb follow obsessively TRANSITIVEstácáilstácáil a dhéanamh ar 8 verb literary lurk around a place TRANSITIVEbheith ag smúrthacht thart faoia serial killer is stalking the streets tá dúnmharfóir srathach ag smúrthacht thart faoi na sráideanna 9 verb literary be present TRANSITIVEfear is stalking the area tá eagla ar dhaoine sa cheantar, tá an ceantar faoi scéin
phrases

sb's eyes are out on stalks

(also

sb's eyes are on stalks

) informalhis eyes were out on stalks when he saw it sheas an dá shúil ina cheann nuair a chonaic sé é, dóbair gur thit an dá shúil as a cheann nuair a chonaic sé é

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