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orange stick

noun
1.
a slender, rounded stick, originally of orangewood, having tapered ends and used in manicuring, especially to push back the cuticles or clean the fingernails.
Origin of orange stick
1910-1915
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15
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orange stick

noun
1.
a small stick used to clean the fingernails and cuticles, having one pointed and one rounded end
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