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  • noun Plural form of yamstick.

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Examples

  • I learn that in these fights, men on one side and women on the other, it was not at all certain which would be victorious, for at times the women gave the men a severe drubbing with their yamsticks, while often women were injured or killed by spears.

    Chapter 67. The External Soul in Folk-Custom. § 3. The External Soul in Animals

  • I learn that in these fights, men on one side and women on the other, it was not at all certain which would be victorious, for at times the women gave the men a severe drubbing with their yamsticks, while often women were injured or killed by spears. "

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • I learn that in these fights, men on one side and women on the other, it was not at all certain which would be victorious, for at times the women gave the men a severe drubbing with their yamsticks, while often women were injured or killed by spears. "

    The Golden Bough

  • I learn that in these fights, men on one side and women on the other, it was not at all certain which would be victorious, for at times the women gave the men a severe drubbing with their yamsticks, while often women were injured or killed by spears.”

    The Golden Bough : a study of magic and religion

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