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  • n. Plural form of flax-stick.

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Examples

  • The cook used to pile armfuls of flax-sticks under the billies, and set light to them when the last man arrived in camp.

    Children of the Bush

  • We each provide ourselves with a good supply of matches, and on the way we look out for the last year's tall blossom of those horrid prickly bushes called "Spaniards," or a bundle of flax-sticks, or, better than all, the top of a dead and dry Ti-ti palm.

    Station Life in New Zealand

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