adjective (of a house or other structure)
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Origin of stick-built
Words nearby stick-built
Example sentences from the Web for stick-built
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He wore white gloves, a dignified long black coat, and matching pants and vest, and he carried a dark walking stick.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
I was an Innkeeper, who loved to carouse; J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He hardly recognised himself, for, the foundations being shaken, all that was built upon them trembled too.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood