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  • n  an implement consisting of a length of wood
    he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • n  a small thin branch of a tree
  • n  a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
  • n  a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
  • n  informal terms for the leg
    fever left him weak on his sticks
  • n  a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
  • n  a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
    cinnamon sticks
    a stick of dynamite
  • n  marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  • n  threat of a penalty
    the policy so far is all stick and no carrot
  • v  put, fix, force, or implant
    stick your thumb in the crack
  • v  stay put (in a certain place); we are not moving to Cincinnati"
  • v  stick to firmly
  • v  be or become fixed
    The door sticks--we will have to plane it
  • v  endure
  • v  be a devoted follower or supporter
    She sticks to her principles
  • v  be loyal to
  • v  cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
    stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it
  • v  fasten with an adhesive material like glue
    stick the poster onto the wall
  • v  fasten with or as with pins or nails
    stick the photo onto the corkboard
  • v  fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
    stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress
  • v  pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
  • v  pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
  • v  come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
  • v  saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
  • v  be a mystery or bewildering to

  • That expansion increasingly happens through the single-stick model, and that's the traffic that causes the most worry.
  • Salad on-a-stick anyone? I'm serious.
  • During a practice session seven years ago, the Chicago Black Hawks' Stan Mi-kita split the flat, straight blade of his hockey stick into a haphazard V-shape.
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