Definitions for stalking-horse
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word stalking-horse
a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate
something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
a horse, or a figure resembling a horse, behind which a hunter conceals himself from the game he is aiming to kill
fig.: Something used to cover up a secret project; a mask; a pretense
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think the bondholders will move to have the judge prevent Sciens from being the stalking horse.
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