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stalk•ing-horse



Pronunciation: (stô"king-hôrs"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stalking-horse.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. a horse, or a figure of a horse, behind which a hunter hides in stalking game.
2. anything put forward to mask plans or efforts; pretext.
3. a political candidate used to conceal the candidacy of a more important figure or to draw votes from and cause the defeat of a rival.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stalking-horse.html on line 115 stalking-horse (Thesaurus)

 

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