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1. A one-handed fencing stick fitted with a hand guard.
2. The art, sport, or exercise of fencing with such a stick.
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1. (Fencing) a wooden stick used instead of a sword for fencing
2. (Fencing) fencing with such a stick
3. any short heavy stick
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(ˈsɪŋ gəlˌstɪk)

a wooden stick held in one hand, used instead of a sword in fencing.
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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"
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Pulling a single stick from the bundle, he broke it easily upon the head of the eldest Son, and this he repeated until all had been served.
And there on the deck was a single stick of timber to show for a whole morning's work.
Come down into yard this minute, and I'll take a bout with thee at single stick for a broken head, that I will; or I will go into naked room and box thee for a belly-full.
'"EDUCATION.--At Mr Wackford Squeers's Academy, Dotheboys Hall, at the delightful village of Dotheboys, near Greta Bridge in Yorkshire, Youth are boarded, clothed, booked, furnished with pocket-money, provided with all necessaries, instructed in all languages living and dead, mathematics, orthography, geometry, astronomy, trigonometry, the use of the globes, algebra, single stick (if required), writing, arithmetic, fortification, and every other branch of classical literature.
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He has not touched a single stick since then, and says 'nothing is impossible with God.'
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We'd used a controller and that's when we noticed that the single stick for both movement and aiming can be frustrating.
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