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The nutting game itself is played similarly to that well known children's game, "jackstraws."Suppers|Paul Pierce
The chairs and easels were piled up like jackstraws at the beginning of a game.Molly Brown of Kentucky|Nell Speed
Before him, from the figures covering the earth like thrown jackstraws, an arm was suddenly lifted.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
Single trees stand gaunt and charred by a recent fire, but their comrades are piled like jackstraws, the toys of the tornado.Mount Rainier|Various
Then at last the little group arrived at the "breast" itself—a sullen and fearful tangle like a gigantic pile of jackstraws.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White