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club-stick

[cf. Prov. club of stick (Washabaugh 1980:1); cf. also STICK wood, a mass noun with which club may have been used as a quantifier by analogy with grain of beans, piece of board, etc.]

n. 1. a club (for combat): 1918 De gian' get up an' wen' in de room where de tailor was wi' his club stick (Parsons 134). (Gem)

2. a billiard cue. (Mayag.)

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Last update: 2012-01-10 12:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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