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English definition of “stick”

stick

noun [C]
 
 
/stɪk/
WOOD B1 a long, thin piece of wood, usually broken or fallen from a treePoles, rods, shafts and sticks
walking/hockey, etc stick B1 a long, thin piece of wood that you use when you are walking/playing hockey, etcPoles, rods, shafts and sticksHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports
PIECE a long, thin piece of something: a stick of candy/celery → See also carrot and stick, get (hold of) the wrong end of the stickPoles, rods, shafts and sticks
(Definition of stick noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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