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Stick

n.1.A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of any size, cut for fuel or timber.
2.Any long and comparatively slender piece of wood, whether in natural form or shaped with tools; a rod; a wand; a staff; as, the stick of a rocket; a walking stick.
3.Anything shaped like a stick; as, a stick of wax.
4.A derogatory expression for a person; one who is inert or stupid; as, an odd stick; a poor stick.
5.(Print.) A composing stick. See under Composing. It is usually a frame of metal, but for posters, handbills, etc., one made of wood is used.
6.A thrust with a pointed instrument; a stab.
A stick of eels
twenty-five eels.
Stick chimney
a chimney made of sticks laid crosswise, and cemented with clay or mud, as in some log houses.
Stick insect
(Zool.) any one of various species of wingless orthopterous insects of the family Phasmidæ, which have a long round body, resembling a stick in form and color, and long legs, which are often held rigidly in such positions as to make them resemble small twigs. They thus imitate the branches and twigs of the trees on which they live. The common American species is Diapheromera femorata. Some of the Asiatic species are more than a foot long.
To cut one's stick
to run away.
- De Quincey.
v. t.1.To penetrate with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to stab; hence, to kill by piercing; as, to stick a beast.
[imp. & p. p. Stuck (Obs. Sticked ( )); p. pr. & vb. n. Sticking.]
It was a shame . . . to stick him under the other gentleman's arm while he was redding the fray.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.To cause to penetrate; to push, thrust, or drive, so as to pierce; as, to stick a needle into one's finger.
3.To fasten, attach, or cause to remain, by thrusting in; hence, also, to adorn or deck with things fastened on as by piercing; as, to stick a pin on the sleeve.
4.To set; to fix in; as, to stick card teeth.
5.To set with something pointed; as, to stick cards.
6.To fix on a pointed instrument; to impale; as, to stick an apple on a fork.
7.To attach by causing to adhere to the surface; as, to stick on a plaster; to stick a stamp on an envelope; also, to attach in any manner.
8.(Print.) To compose; to set, or arrange, in a composing stick; as, to stick type.
9.(Joinery) To run or plane (moldings) in a machine, in contradistinction to working them by hand. Such moldings are said to be stuck.
10.To cause to stick; to bring to a stand; to pose; to puzzle; as, to stick one with a hard problem.
11.To impose upon; to compel to pay; sometimes, to cheat.
To stick out
to cause to project or protrude; to render prominent.
v. i.1.To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall.
2.To remain where placed; to be fixed; to hold fast to any position so as to be moved with difficulty; to cling; to abide; to cleave; to be united closely.
A friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
- Prov. xviii. 24.
I am a kind of bur; I shall stick.
- Shak.
3.To be prevented from going farther; to stop by reason of some obstacle; to be stayed.
4.To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; - often with at.
Some stick not to say, that the parson and attorney forged a will.
- Arbuthnot.
5.To cause difficulties, scruples, or hesitation.
To stick by
a - To adhere closely to; to be firm in supporting
b - To be troublesome by adhering.
- Davenant.
To stick out
a - To project; to be prominent.
- Pope.
b - To persevere in a purpose; to hold out; as, the garrison stuck out until relieved.
- Job xxxiii. 21.
To stick to
to be persevering in holding to; as, to stick to a party or cause.
To stick up
to stand erect; as, his hair sticks up.
- Addison.
To stick up for
to assert and defend; as, to stick up for one's rights or for a friend.
To stick upon
to dwell upon; not to forsake.
- Locke.
Noun1.stick - implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
2.stick - a small thin branch of a tree
3.stick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
4.stick - informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
Synonyms: peg, pin
5.stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
6.stick - threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
Verb1.stick - fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
Synonyms: deposit, wedge, lodge
2.stick - stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
3.stick - cause to protrude or as if to protrude; "stick one's hand out of the window"; "stick one's nose into other people's business"
Synonyms: put forward
4.stick - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
5.stick - be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
6.stick - endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"
7.stick - be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
Synonyms: adhere
8.stick - be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
9.stick - cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"
10.stick - fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"
11.stick - fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"
12.stick - fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
13.stick - pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"
14.stick - pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
15.stick - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
Synonyms: cling, cohere, adhere, cleave
16.stick - saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
Synonyms: sting
17.stick - be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
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