Definition of digging stick in English:

digging stick

Syllabification: dig·ging stick

noun

A primitive digging implement consisting of a pointed stick, sometimes weighted with a stone.
More example sentences
  • During these travels, the rural Melpa may dress in their traditional clothing and carry the tools of traditional life, such as stone axes and digging sticks.
  • One-and two-year-olds use knives, axes, and digging sticks.
  • Where the ancient Maya used stone tools for clearing and hardened the end of the digging stick with fire, today's farmer uses a steel machete and metal-tipped stick.

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