shooting stick

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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.

Nearby words

  1. shooting guard,
  2. shooting iron,
  3. shooting match,
  4. shooting script,
  5. shooting star,
  6. shooting war,
  7. shootist,
  8. shootout,
  9. shop,
  10. shop around

Origin of shooting stick

First recorded in 1675–85

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Examples 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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