Entry from British & World English dictionary
A small pointed stick on which olives, cherries, or similar items of food may be served.
- Skewer a set of olives onto a cocktail stick with the lemon peel twisted in between.
- Put a small stick through the centre (a used matchstick or a cocktail stick) so that it can spin easily and falls on one of the sides at random.
- My favorite is gin, with a dash of dry vermouth topped with stuffed green olives on a cocktail stick.
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