sticking place

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noun

Also called sticking point. the place or point at which something stops and holds firm.
the place in the lower part of an animal's neck where the knife is thrust in slaughtering.

Nearby words

  1. sticker price,
  2. sticker shock,
  3. stickful,
  4. stickhandle,
  5. stickhandler,
  6. sticking plaster,
  7. sticking point,
  8. stickit,
  9. stickle,
  10. stickleback

Origin of sticking place

First recorded in 1570–80

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