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Banstickle
Banstickle Ban"stic`kle, n. [OE. ban, bon, bone + stickle prickle, sting. See Bone, n., Stickleback.] (Zo["o]l.) A small fish, the three-spined stickleback.
Bestick
Bestick Be*stick", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bestuck; p. pr. & vb. n. Besticking.] To stick over, as with sharp points pressed in; to mark by infixing points or spots here and there; to pierce. Truth shall retire Bestuck with slanderous darts. --Milton.
Besticking
Bestick Be*stick", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bestuck; p. pr. & vb. n. Besticking.] To stick over, as with sharp points pressed in; to mark by infixing points or spots here and there; to pierce. Truth shall retire Bestuck with slanderous darts. --Milton.
Billsticker
Billposter Bill"post`er, Billsticker Bill"stick"er, n. One whose occupation is to post handbills or posters in public places.
Bloodstick
Bloodstick Blood"stick", n. (Far.) A piece of hard wood loaded at one end with lead, and used to strike the fleam into the vein. --Youatt.
Broomstick
Broomstick Broom"stick`, n. A stick used as a handle of a broom.
Buff stick
Buff Buff, a. 1. Made of buff leather. --Goldsmith. 2. Of the color of buff. Buff coat, a close, military outer garment, with short sleeves, and laced tightly over the chest, made of buffalo skin, or other thick and elastic material, worn by soldiers in the 17th century as a defensive covering. Buff jerkin, originally, a leather waistcoat; afterward, one of cloth of a buff color. [Obs.] --Nares. Buff stick (Mech.), a strip of wood covered with buff leather, used in polishing.
Burnstickle
Burnstickle Burn"stic`kle, n. (Zo["o]l.) A stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus).
Candlestick
Candlestick Can"dle*stick`, n. [AS. candel-sticca; candel candle + sticca stick.] An instrument or utensil for supporting a candle.
Canstick
Canstick Can"stick`, n. Candlestick. [Obs.] --Shak.
Catstick
Catstick Cat"stick`, n. A stick or club employed in the game of ball called cat or tipcat. --Massinger.
Chopstick
Chopstick Chop"stick" (ch[o^]p"st[i^]k`), n. One of two small sticks of wood, ivory, etc., used by the Chinese and Japanese to convey food to the mouth.
Composing stick
Composing Com*pos"ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. Composing frame (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. Composing rule (Print.), a thin slip of brass or steel, against which the type is arranged in a composing stick, or by the aid of which stickfuls or handfuls or type are lifted; -- called also setting rule. Composing stick (Print.), an instrument usually of metal, which the compositor holds in his left hand, and in which he arranges the type in words and lines. It has one open side, and one adjustable end by means of which the length of the lines, and consequently the width of the page or column, may be determined.
Coupstick
Coupstick Coup"stick` (k[=oo]"st[i^]k`), n. [Coup + stick.] A stick or switch used among some American Indians in making or counting a coup.
Crabstick
Crabstick Crab"stick` (-st[i^]k`), n. A stick, cane, or cudgel, made of the wood of the crab tree.
Drumstick
Drumstick Drum"stick`, n. 1. A stick with which a drum is beaten. 2. Anything resembling a drumstick in form, as the tibiotarsus, or second joint, of the leg of a fowl.
Fiddlestick
Fiddlestick Fid"dle*stick`, n. The bow, strung with horsehair, used in playing the fiddle; a fiddle bow.
Forestick
Forestick Fore"stick`, n. Front stick of a hearth fire.
Gum stick
Gum Gum, n. [OE. gome, AS. gama palate; akin Co G. gaumen, OHG. goumo, guomo, Icel. g?mr, Sw. gom; cf. Gr. ? to gape.] The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. Gum rash (Med.), strophulus in a teething child; red gum. Gum stick, a smooth hard substance for children to bite upon while teething.
Gunstick
Gunstick Gun"stick, n. A stick to ram down the charge of a musket, etc.; a rammer or ramrod. [R.]
Gutter stick
Gutter stick (Printing), one of the pieces of furniture which separate pages in a form.
Horror-sticken
Horror-sticken Hor"ror-stick`en, a. Struck with horror; horrified. Blank and horror-stricken faces. --C. Kingsley.
Joss stick
Joss Joss, n. [Chinese, corrupt. fr. Pg. deos God, L. deus.] A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol. ``Critic in jars and josses.' --Colman (1761). Joss house, a Chinese temple or house for the Chinese mode of worship. Joss stick, a reed covered with a paste made of the dust of odoriferous woods, or a cylinder made wholly of the paste; -- burned by the Chinese before an idol.
Knobstick
Knobstick Knob"stick`, n. One who refuses to join, or withdraws from, a trades union. [Cant, Eng.]
Knobstick
Knobstick Knob"stick`, n. A stick, cane, or club terminating in a knob; esp., such a stick or club used as a weapon or missile; a knobkerrie.
Mahl-stick
Mahl-stick Mahl"-stick`, n. See Maul-stick.
mahl-stick
Maul-stick Maul"-stick`, n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also mahl-stick.]
Maul-stick
Maul-stick Maul"-stick`, n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also mahl-stick.]
Mesh stick
Mesh Mesh, n. [AS. masc, max, m?scre; akin to D. maas, masche, OHG. masca, Icel. m["o]skvi; cf. Lith. mazgas a knot, megsti to weave nets, to knot.] 1. The opening or space inclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads inclosing such a space; network; a net. A golden mesh to entrap the hearts of men. --Shak. 2. (Gearing) The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack. Mesh stick, a stick on which the mesh is formed in netting.
Message stick
Message stick Mes"sage stick A stick, carved with lines and dots, used, esp. by Australian aborigines, to convey information.

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