The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
- Having lost freshness, effervescence, or palatability: stale bread; stale air.
- Lacking originality or spontaneity: a stale joke.
- Impaired in efficacy, vigor, or spirit, as from inactivity or boredom.
- Law Having lost effectiveness or force through lack of exercise or action.
- To make or become stale.
- To urinate. Used especially of horses and camels.
- The urine of certain animals, especially horses and camels.