throw stick


throw stick
Synonyms and related words:
Irish confetti, arbalest, ballista, bola, bolt, boomerang, brickbat, catapult, countermissile, missile, projectile, rock, rocket, sling, slingshot, stone, throwing-stick, torpedo, trebuchet, waddy, wommera|

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • throw stick — Throwing stick Throw ing stick (Anthropol.) An instrument used by various savage races for throwing a spear; called also {throw stick} and {spear thrower}. One end of the stick receives the butt of the spear, as upon a hook or thong, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw stick — noun a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower • Syn: ↑boomerang, ↑throwing stick • Derivationally related forms: ↑boomerang (for: ↑boomerang) • Regions: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw-stick — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throw stick (hieroglyph) — The Throw stick hieroglyph of Ancient Egypt is an old hieroglyph that dates from the Predynastic Period; it is from the assemblage of hieroglphs used on the ornamental , or ceremonial cosmetic palettes. It is used on the palettes both as a… …   Wikipedia

  • stick — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide with, abrade, acid, acuminate, addle, adhere, adhere to, advocate, affix, agglomerate, all, alpenstock, altogether, amalgamate, amaze, antidepressant, arm, articulate, assert, ataractic, athletic supporter …   Moby Thesaurus

  • throw dirt enough, and some will stick — Persistent slander will eventually pass for truth. Cf. L. calumniare fortiter, et aliquid adhaerebit, slander strongly and some will stick. 1656 Trepan 34 She will say before company, Have you never had the French Pox? speak as in the sight of… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • throw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. pitch, toss, cast, fling, hurl, sling; propel, project, unhorse, unseat; slang, stop, disconcert, confound. See propulsion. throw away or out throw up II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To hurl] Syn. fling, butt …   English dictionary for students

  • stick — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stab, puncture, prick; put, place, thrust; glue; transfix, impale; informal, puzzle, stump. See opening, coherence, difficulty. v. i. adhere, cling; stay, remain, tarry; stall, freeze, be immobile …   English dictionary for students

  • Throw-up — Illustration einiger Begriffe anhand eines Panels von Seen mit Bodé Character Das Graffiti Writing hat ein vielfältiges Sprach und Technikrepertoire entwickelt. Obwohl die meisten Writer mit dem Jargon vertraut sind, bezeichnen sich viele… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Throw up — Illustration einiger Begriffe anhand eines Panels von Seen mit Bodé Character Das Graffiti Writing hat ein vielfältiges Sprach und Technikrepertoire entwickelt. Obwohl die meisten Writer mit dem Jargon vertraut sind, bezeichnen sich viele… …   Deutsch Wikipedia