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walking stick

División en sílabas: walk·ing stick

Definición de walking stick en inglés:

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1A stick, typically with a curved handle, used for support when walking.
Example sentences
  • Jordan, who walked into Leeds Crown Court with the aid of a walking stick, supplied medical evidence from three cardiac consultants saying he was unfit to stand trial.
  • Keith Pickering's walking sticks are fabulous, individual-crafted works of art.
  • Clearly supported on a walking stick, I motioned to the driver to circle over and pick me up.
2 (also walkingstick) North American A long, slender, slow-moving insect that resembles a twig. In many species, it appears that there are no males and that the females lay fertile eggs without mating.
  • Family Phasmatidae, order Phasmida: many genera
Example sentences
  • Besides researching thrips, he studies speciation and asexuality in walking sticks and the phylogenetics of Galapagos Islands snails.
  • Remarkably, nepetalactone next turned up in an insect, the walking stick.
  • Lizards and birds zestily eat walking sticks of either pattern, so camouflage offers a big advantage.

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