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stick shift

a manually operated transmission for an automotive vehicle, with the shift lever set either in the floor or on the steering column.
Origin of stick shift
First recorded in 1955-60 Unabridged
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stick shift

noun (US & Canadian)
  1. a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle
  2. a motor vehicle having manual transmission
a gear lever
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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