shooting stick


noun

a device resembling a cane or walking stick, with a spike on one end and a small, folding seat on the other, often used by spectators at outdoor sporting events.

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Origin of shooting stick

First recorded in 1675–85
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Example sentences from the Web for shooting stick

  • The shooting-stick was much brandished in the air, and the dog called “Murder,” long and loudly.

    'Murphy'|Major Gambier-Parry

British Dictionary definitions for shooting stick

shooting stick

noun

a device that resembles a walking stick, having a spike at one end and a folding seat at the other
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