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carry the stick

Slang definitions & phrases for carry the stick

carry the stick

verb phrase

To be a hobo; bum around

[1940s+ Hoboes; fr the stick on which the hobo carried his or her bindle]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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