Origin of crabstick
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The rider applied the crabstick more vigorously than before.Self-control
Crabstick, on this occasion, had not far to go to seek her own couch.
Crabstick, with a good deal of reticence, supported her mistress.
I have told you the whole story, as it has been told to me by the woman Crabstick.
He told Toney that old Crabstick was dead and that he must go home.The Funny Philosophers
- a stick, cane, or cudgel made of crab-apple wood
- informal a bad-tempered person
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