- v. 刺穿；钉住；使陷入困境
pierce with a sharp stake or point;
"impale a shrimp on a skewer"
kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole;
"the enemies were impaled and left to die"
- In former times, prisoners' heads were impaled on pointed stakes.
So he might impale a strip of soil.出自： T. Hood