[ lop-stik ]
/ ˈlɒpˌstɪk /

noun Canadian.

a tree trimmed of all but its topmost branches to serve as a landmark or marker.
Also lobstick.

Origin of lopstick

First recorded in 1815–25; lop1 + stick1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for lopstick

  • “Just so; Lopstick Hill,” returned Tim, correcting her with offhand gravity.

    The Prairie Chief|R.M. Ballantyne
  • This is called, in the parlance of the "Far West," a "lopstick."

    The Art of Travel|Francis Galton