shooting stick


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shooting stick

n.
A stick resembling a cane, pointed at one end with a folding seat at the other, typically used by spectators at outdoor sporting events.

shooting stick

n
a device that resembles a walking stick, having a spike at one end and a folding seat at the other

shoot′ing stick`


n.
a device resembling a cane or walking stick, with a spike on one end and a folding seat on the other.
[1675–85]
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Noun1.shooting stick - device that resembles a spiked walking stick but the top opens into a seat
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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