Usage examples for stalks

  1. Outside, the nest is chiefly composed, as a rule, of green moss, grass- stalks and fibres, while inside it is lined with fine stalks and hair. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. The oats withered without ripening; the hardy bear might be seen rustling on all the more exposed slopes, light as the common rye- grass of our hay- fields, the stalks in vast proportion, shorn of the ears. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller