And they will have staked out their bet for their future: move right and move white.
They staked out the apartment where the woman in question lived.
Inside, the best tables went fast, staked out with bourbon bottles clumped in the center of the tablecloths.
He has staked out the high ground on immigration reform and gun control.
Aharoni staked out a Brazilian farmhouse owned by an Austrian neo-Nazi, Wolfgang Gerhard.
The land was accurately measured and "staked out," and was owned by his captains, who knew and respected their boundaries.
The work was all staked out but before the men began I called them all together.
Elliott and his associates had staked out a townsite which they called Rhyolite.
The moment he staked out a claim he began a remarkable career.
Jenny was staked out for fear that she would take the notion to amble back to the ranch.
"pointed stick or post," Old English staca, from Proto-Germanic *stakon (cf. Old Norse stiaki, Dutch staak, German stake), from PIE root *steg- "pole, stick." The Germanic word has been borrowed in Spanish (estaca), Old French (estaque), and Italian stacca) and was borrowed back as attach. Meaning "post upon which persons were bound for death by burning" is recorded from c.1200. Stake-body as a type of truck is attested from 1907. In pull up stakes, "The allusion is to pulling up the stakes of a tent" [Bartlett].
early 14c., "to mark (land) with stakes," from stake (n.1). Hence, to stake a claim (1857). Meaning "to risk, wager" is attested from 1520s, 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 1942, American English colloquial, probably form earlier sense of "mark off territory." Related: Staked; staking.
The group of unescorting males at a dance, thought of as a line beside the floor, studying the women as possible dance partners (1934+)