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white stick

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(Medicine) a walking stick used by a blind person for feeling the way: painted white as a sign to others that the person is blind
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During her trial she appeared in the dock in a wheelchair, with a hearing aid and dark glasses, and clutching a white stick, despite there being nothing wrong with her.
Angieszka Kielar, 31, of Yorke Street, Wrexham, grabbed PS80 from the pensioner, who had a white stick, after he left a public house in the town centre.
I felt a tap on my foot by a long white stick belonging to eight-year-old Nicola Sartin, who I'd taken round the Houses of Parliament and who presented me with her book Eye Can See: All About Me, about her life.
The device includes a white stick which has a navigation device attached.
Price, a widower who walks with a white stick and is cared for by his daughter, had denied the charges but was convicted after a trial at Teesside Crown Court.
I am registered partially sighted, meaning I have no peripheral vision and use a white stick on my right-hand side.
"They are training her now to use a short white stick. After that they will be going on to one of those white sticks with a roller ball on the end.
A BLIND man claims he was turned away from a karaoke bar after being told his white stick breached health and safety rules.
A dab of white resembles light reflecting off a white stick, or the sun reflecting off a shiny leaf.
The Coatbridge family were shocked to discover a small blind girl with a white stick sitting on top of the vanilla sponge - but thankfully saw the funny side.
There was a forlorn chap with a white stick and another late middle-aged woman was talking to a friend.