Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cane or staff used as an aid in walking.
  • noun Any of numerous slow-moving phasmid insects, chiefly of the family Phasmatidae, having a slender brown or green body that resembles a stick or twig.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stick prepared for use as an assistance in walking, differing from the staff (compare pilgrim's staff, under pilgrim, and bourdon) in being generally shorter and lighter.
  • noun Any one of the slender-bodied species of the gressorial orthopterous family Phasmid æ; a stick-bug; a specter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tool, such as a cane, used to ease pressure on the legs, and to aid stability, when walking.
  • noun A stick insect.
  • noun slang A playing card with the rank of seven.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
  • noun any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
  • noun a stick carried in the hand for support in walking

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