Examples from the Web for matchstick
Two small openings roughly equal to the diameter of a matchstick are left for urination and menstruation respectively.
Save for the other matchstick mast and the spider-web ratlines, the horizon is unbroken.Jungle Peace|William Beebe
Turning sidewise, the boat lifted like a matchstick on the crest of a giant wave and spun dizzily down into the trough.The Spell of the White Sturgeon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
One pier of a concrete bridge, erected two years before,256 which spans Silver and Porter Streets, cracked off like a matchstick.