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sticks, the

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sticks, the

noun phrase

Rural or suburban places; the provinces; the BOONDOCKS, the RHUBARBS: A cop was transferred to the ''sticks''/ a revue being tried out in the sticks

[1905+; fr sticks, ''trees,'' representing the backwoods]

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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