nickstick

nickstick

(ˈnɪkˌstɪk)
n
(Units) a stick on which notches are made for the purpose of keeping a tally; by extension, a tally or account
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Examples include the pluralised nouns FORESHORES, HANDSTANDS, HARUMSCARUMS, HELTERSKELTERS, HOTSPOTS, NICKSTICKS, PERISPERMS, POOPERSCOOPERS, POROSPORES (st), POTSHOTS, RICKSTICKS, TYLOSTYLES, and the verb OVERHOVERS.