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English

From Middle English stack, stacke, stakke, stak, from Old Norse stakkr (a barn; haystack; heap; pile), from Proto-Germanic *stakkaz (a barn; rick; haystack), from Proto-Indo-European *steg- (pole; rod; stick; stake). Cognate with Icelandic stakkur (stack), Swedish stack (stack), Danish stak (stack), Norwegian stakk (stack). Related to stake.

Swedish

From Old Norse stakkr.