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Noun1.walkingstick - any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodieswalkingstick - any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
phasmid, phasmid insect - large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects
diapheromera, Diapheromera femorata - a variety of stick insect
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For this fool of a young man thought that she and Helen and Tibby had been playing the confidence trick on him, and that if he gave his address they would break into his rooms some midnight or other and steal his walkingstick too.
Upending the assumption that Jimmie Durham, James Luna, Kay WalkingStick, Robert Houle, and others were primarily concerned with identity politics, Professor Horton joins them in remapping the coordinates of a widely shared yet deeply contested modernity that is defined in great part by the colonization of the Americas.
The weapon, disguised as a walkingstick, was in excellent condition and in perfect working order, he said.
I am anxious to see you, to come and meet you leaning on this walkingstick.
Reading less as complex scholarly engagements than as informational encyclopedia articles, these contributions entice the reader to conduct further research--on Cherokee painter Kay WalkingStick, Athabascan writer Velma Wallis, and Makah filmmaker Sandra Osawa, or on differences between northern- and southern-style powwows.
The work includes a biographical essay, an essay on Morrison's place in modernism, and a foreword by Native American artist Kay Walkingstick.
Following this rationale, cluster analyses have been conducted based on various landowner characteristics to clarify the human dimensions of natural resource management (Kluender and Walkingstick 2000, Ross-Davis and Broussard 2007, Majumdar et al.
my walkingstick is heart of elm branchwood: heartspur hard, it is lance