sticks and stone

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Noun1.sticks and stone - a general term for building materials
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
building material - material used for constructing buildings
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Thus, sticks and stones, directed by these strange creatures, leaped through the air like living things, inflicting grievous hurts upon the dogs.
The elevation of frames of poles caught his eye; yet this in itself was not so remarkable, being done by the same creatures that flung sticks and stones to great distances.
The sticks and stone weights are similar to digging implements used by women of the prehistoric San hunter-gatherer culture in the region to unearth bulbs and termite larvae, a practice that continued into historic times, said Villa.
Lee Greenhough's short lm Sticks and Stones will be shown on the rst night - starring his 12-year-old son Jack.
Crows have an unspoken motto: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but they sure can come in handy.
A PET puppy has amazed vets by surviving despite having a somewhat unhealthy appetite of sticks and stones.
CM Magazine said of Sticks and Stones by Beth Goobie ".
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