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