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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -stalking-horse-, *stalking-horse*
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Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
stalking-horse    (n) - (s t oo1 k i ng - h oo s)
stalking-horses    (n) - (s t oo1 k i ng - h oo s i z)

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Stalking-horse \Stalk"ing-horse`\ (st[add]k"[i^]ng-h[^o]rs`), n.
     1. A horse, or a figure resembling a horse, behind which a
        hunter conceals himself from the game he is aiming to
        kill.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Fig.: Something used to cover up a secret project; a mask;
        a pretense.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Hypocrisy is the devil's stalking-horse under an
              affectation of simplicity and religion.
                                                    --L'Estrange.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              How much more abominable is it to make of him
              [Christ] and religion a stalking-horse, to get and
              enjoy the world!                      --Bunyan.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  stalking-horse
      n 1: a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask
           the true candidate
      2: something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that
         is concocted in order to conceal the real reason [syn:
         {pretext}, {stalking-horse}]
      3: screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a
         hunter hides while stalking game
      4: a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game

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