from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stick resembling a cane, pointed at one end with a folding seat at the other, typically used by spectators at outdoor sporting events.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A walking stick that has a spike at one end, and a handle that unfolds into a simple seat; used as a short-term seat at outdoor events
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a tapering piece of wood or iron, used by printers to drive up the quoins in the chase.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In printing, a piece of hard wood or metal, about ten inches long, which is struck by a mallet to tighten or loosen the quoins in a chase.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. device that resembles a spiked walking stick but the top opens into a seat
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