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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.
'For 95 years, the Awards have identified the creative promise of visionaries like Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Stephen King, Kay WalkingStick and Zac Posen,' says Virginia McEnerney, Alliance for Young Artists and Writers executive director.
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.
Conle OV, Hennemann FH, Dossey AT (2009) Survey of the color forms of the southern twostriped walkingstick (Phasmatodea: Areolatae: Pseudophasmatidae: Pseudophasmatinae: Anisomorphini), with notes on its range, habitats, and behaviors.
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. The 9x11" book contains 130 color paintings, photos of sculpture, and newspaper clippings.
my walkingstick is heart of elm branchwood: heartspur hard, it is lance
Red-twig dogwood and Harry Lauder's walkingstick (Corylus avellana "Contorta") branches add structure and interest to bouquets.
Union Bank of Chandler will keep its current name until the fourth quarter of the year, after which it will be renamed to BancFirst Chandler and run by Union National's chief executive, Ben Walkingstick.
Lincoln County has been good to my family and I wanted to make sure whomever I sold to would be the right fit,' said Ben Walkingstick, CEO of Union National Bancshares Inc.