- n. Plural form of stilt.
“Skating on stilts is evidently hard for some — but not so hard for others.”
“Sponsors were giving away hand warmers, foam hockey sticks and three men stood in stilts with hockey sticks to match.”
“This walking on stilts is very general in the deep sands of this country.”
“On the one hand you giveth unto me a cheerleading routine set to "Ray of Light" on stilts, which is pretty much the essence of all my desires.”
“The stilts were the height of my knee, carved of wood like pattens, and painted with red and white stripes.”
“If you can see, the rush of the flood waters have -- this house actually sits on stilts, which is rather common for this part of area.”
“Less touristy was a Lao village, houses on stilts, which is where Ai's grandfather came from.”
“He that should celebrate a captain that had the good fortune to worst the enemy in a skirmish, to the degree of a Caesar or an Alexander, would wonderfully stretch and overdo, and render the poor man ridiculous, instead of glorious: and every one that measures his actions by any elogies given him by the flatterer, sets his reputation upon stilts, which is not the surest way of standing; and when he comes to be weighed in the balance of the impartial and the judicious, will be found wanting.”
“He said the man is on stilts, meaning he's elevated himself beyond his real range.”
“I'll never forget though the time when I was still living there and we had a plastic garbage can on our porch which is on the 2nd floor since the house is sort of on "stilts" and the can lid had a hole chewed in it by squirrels.”
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