from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stick used to make holes in the soil for the purpose of planting seeds, setting out plants, etc.
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The blue background, which is his attribute twice in the same passage, likewise points to a connection with water, and that the god also has something to do with agriculture may be deduced from the fact that he is pictured sowing seed and making furrows with the planting-stick.
A lazy man, who is planting corn, constantly leans on his planting-stick.
a planting-stick, or with their finger, leaving a hole on one side of the plant, to receive the water, with which they ought to water it.