The player in a poker game who actually or theoretically is dealing the cards. Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice? To play wildly or recklessly. Of course, you won't make that exact amount each hour and some hours you will lose , but it's one measure of your anticipated earnings. How to Play FAQ. Literally How to use a word that literally drives some people nuts. Top Pair A pair with the highest card on the flop.

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Player's fixed contribution 4. Before, when placed before 4. Poker player's stake 4. It will get you a hand 4. It may precede a deal 4. Chip or two, maybe 4. Get into a poker game, say 4. Cost to play 4. Tossed-in penny, perhaps 4. Stake-body as a type of truck is attested from In pull up stakes , "The allusion is to pulling up the stakes of a tent" [Bartlett]. Hence, to stake a claim Meaning "to risk, wager" is attested from s, probably from notion of "post on which a gambling wager was placed," though Weekley suggests "there is a tinge of the burning or baiting metaphor" in this usage.

Meaning "to maintain surveilance" usually stake out is first recorded , American English colloquial, probably form earlier sense of "mark off territory. Plural stakes , as in horse racing, first recorded s cf.

To have a stake in is recorded from In addition to the idioms beginning with stake. Synonyms Examples Word Origin. Joan of Arc was sentenced to the stake. We staked out the boundaries of the garden. I'm staking out ten percent of the profit for myself. They staked the goat in the back yard. They pulled up stakes and went to California. Middle English staken to mark land with stakes, derivative of the noun.

I have a big stake in the success of the firm.

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