Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In base-ball, the work of batting; also, the use of clubs in other games.

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Examples

  • Over the monitors, the incessant sizzle of drummer Jason Nazary's high-hat hung in the air as bassist Adam Lane entered with a strident but off-kilter rhythm that seemed to stumble over Mr. Nazary's stuttering stick-work.

    New Hymns for the Saxophone Church

  • Looking at the matches that the Indian hockey team fought through to finally lift the coveted cup, makes one think whether it is finally the revival of the old magic that the stick magicians from the subcontinent were able to exhibit by almost bamboozling their opponents with near flawless stick-work and precision player to player marking during the golden days of the shining India era.

    Is Indian Hockey regaining its old glory?

  • During one shift, the Leafs 'Matt Stajan, a blond 24-year-old heartthrob, beats a goaltender with nifty stick-work, and Luke Schenn, a 19-year-old defenseman, faces down the league's top players.

    Restoring the Pride of Canada

  • They no longer played with the gallery-appealing smash-and-gallop fury that won them the first goal, although their speed held good and the stick-work was marvelous.

    Guns of the Gods

  • A committee of them had been going over it daily for a week past, recommending touches here, suggesting something there, neglecting not an inch, because the finer stick-work of the Rajput team would be lost on uneven ground; and the English had been sportsmen enough to accommodate them without a murmur.

    Guns of the Gods

  • They no longer played with the gallery-appealing smash-and-gallop fury that won them the first goal, although their speed held good and the stick-work was marvelous.

    Guns of the Gods

  • A committee of them had been going over it daily for a week past, recommending touches here, suggesting something there, neglecting not an inch, because the finer stick-work of the Rajput team would be lost on uneven ground; and the English had been sportsmen enough to accommodate them without a murmur.

    Guns of the Gods

  • Loui Eriksson firing one-timers passed to them by rookie Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Henrik Sedin shooting into a miniature net, St. Louis navigating the cones, Matt Duchesne completing the stick-work drill and Jonathan Toews knocking out four targets.

    SI.com

  • Though the producers have refused to divulge the name of the player, they have hinted a biopic on Dhyan Chand, the Hockey-Wizard known for his clever stick-work.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • What he brings to the table instead is positioning, stick-work, physicality, and a mental toughness.

    Hockey's Future

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