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crab·stick 1

A long, slender loaf of white surimi colored red on the outside to resemble a piece of crabmeat.

crab·stick 2

A stick or cudgel made of crabapple wood, especially when used as an instrument of punishment.


1. a stick, cane, or cudgel made of crab-apple wood
2. informal a bad-tempered person



1. a cane or club made of wood of the crab tree.
2. Older Use. an ill-tempered person.
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The salad bar had a wide range of dishes to choose from, from crabstick to bean salad, so it was with great difficulty I did not over-fill my plate
The standouts were a selection of sashimi from the chef (beautifully sliced and served rolled up on a bed of ice), and a nicely balanced mild avocado, salmon and crabstick salad - which although advertised as spicy, was thankfully nothing of the sort.
The mix includes peeled and deveined shrimp, tuna belly, tuna steaks, scallop meat, salmon steaks, clams, crabstick, cream dory fillets, Atlantic cod portions, bacalao loins, soft-shell crab,
Try Samurai Roll that is shrimp tempura and crabstick salad lightly topped with avocado, cream cheese and mayonnaise, and Dragon Roll, that is stuffed with unagi and crabstick wrapped with thin layers of avocado and topped with a blend of spicy mayonnaise and sweet teriyaki sauce.
Again, Captain Crabstick (the indefatigable Ben Thornton) tells Dame Dolly the latest news: "There's been a terrible accident off the M54" "No", says Dolly turning her huge red, white and blue ringed eyes on her fascinated audience "That's not an accident dear, that's Wolverhampton".
East Kitchen in JLT has developed a child- friendly sushi menu, which allows the little ones to try out four types of beginner maki rolls: chicken, shrimp, avocado and crabstick, for Dhs20.
My companion's Volcano was a bulked-up California roll covered with baked crabstick and scallops in a spicy mayonnaise.
The orange fish roe on the top and crabstick eyes often makes the Caterpillar a children's favourite.
Mark had a Chester roll, a stunning combination of Katzu prawn, crabstick, avocado and spicy mayonnaise rolled in crispy tempura crumbs.
Piles of Beluga caviar, vintage Champagne on tap and more lobster than you can shake a crabstick at give the whole weekend an air of unattainable luxury.
70) which was sensational - a huge bowl of soup and noodles, with half a boiled egg surrounded by a colourful array of seaweed, prawn, crabstick, Japanese fish cake, chicken, fried tofu, greensand spring onions.
Admiral Rous sneaks in for the weight-for-age system, and so does Barry Cope for the crabstick.