singlestick


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sin·gle·stick

 (sĭng′gəl-stĭk′)
n.
1. A one-handed fencing stick fitted with a hand guard.
2. The art, sport, or exercise of fencing with such a stick.

singlestick

(ˈsɪŋɡəlˌstɪk)
n
1. (Fencing) a wooden stick used instead of a sword for fencing
2. (Fencing) fencing with such a stick
3. any short heavy stick

sin•gle•stick

(ˈsɪŋ gəlˌstɪk)

n.
a wooden stick held in one hand, used instead of a sword in fencing.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.singlestick - a stick used instead of a sword for fencingsinglestick - a stick used instead of a sword for fencing
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
References in classic literature ?
Is an expert singlestick player, boxer, and swordsman.
Figg had royal painter William Hogarth engrave a calling card which informed the world that he tought "fencing, singlestick and boxing".