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  • 1 stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …

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  • 2 Stick fighting — is a generic term for martial arts which utilize simple long slender, blunt, hand held, generally wooden sticks for fighting such as a staff, cane, walking stick, baton or similar. Some techniques can also be used with a sturdy umbrella or even a …

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  • 3 Stick — Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any… …

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  • 4 Stick chimney — Stick Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also …

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  • 5 Stick insect — Stick Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also …

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  • 6 slender — / slim [adj1] thin, not heavy attenuate, beanpole*, beanstalk*, fine, insubstantial, lean, lithe, narrow, reedy, skeleton, skinny, slight, spare, stalky, stick, svelte, sylphlike, tenuous, threadlike, trim, twiggy, willowy; concepts 490,491 Ant.… …

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  • 7 stick insect — ► NOUN ▪ a long, slender, slow moving insect that resembles a twig …

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  • 8 stick — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stik, from Old English sticca; akin to Old Norse stik stick, Old English stician to stick Date: before 12th century 1. a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: as a. a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or …

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  • 9 stick — stick1 stickless, adj. sticklike, adj. /stik/, n., v., sticked, sticking. n. 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in… …

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  • 10 stick — 1. n. 1 a a short slender branch or length of wood broken or cut from a tree. b this trimmed for use as a support or weapon. 2 a thin rod or spike of wood etc. for a particular purpose (cocktail stick). 3 a an implement used to propel the ball in …

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  • 11 stick — I [[t]stɪk[/t]] n. 1) bot a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off 2) a relatively long and slender piece of wood 3) a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in carpentry, etc 4) a rod or wand 5) a baton 6) brit. Chiefly… …

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  • 12 stick — I. /stɪk / (say stik) noun 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. an elongated piece of wood for burning, for carpentry, or for any special purpose. 4. a rod or wand; a baton …

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  • 13 Stick — A stick generally refers to a long, slender piece of wood, usually a branch from a tree without the leaves that may be refined.Stick may refer to: *Floorballstick, a small plastic or carbon stick, with a blade, used in floorball *Chopsticks, an… …

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  • 14 stick — stɪk n. branch cut or broken from a tree or bush; long slender piece of wood; something which resembles a stick; staff, walking stick v. jab or poke with a pointed object; affix, fasten; cause to adhere; adhere; put in a particular place; remain …

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  • 15 stick insect — /ˈstɪk ˌɪnsɛkt / (say stik .insekt) noun 1. any of certain orthopterous insects of the order Phasmatodea, with long, slender, twig like or leaf like bodies. 2. → titan stick insect …

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  • 16 stick insect — noun a long, slender, slow moving insect that resembles a twig. [Family Phasmatidae: many species.] …

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  • 17 joss stick — noun a slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinese • Hypernyms: ↑incense * * * noun Etymology: joss (I) : a slender stick of incense burned in front of a joss * * * a slender stick of a dried, fragrant paste, burned by the… …

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  • 18 joss stick — noun Date: 1845 a slender stick of incense burned in front of a joss …

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  • 19 joss stick — a slender stick of a dried, fragrant paste, burned by the Chinese as incense before a joss. [1880 85] * * * …

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  • 20 joss stick — /ˈdʒɒs stɪk/ (say jos stik) noun a slender stick of a dried fragrant paste, burnt by the Chinese as incense, etc …

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