Definition of singlestick in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiNGɡəlˌstik/


1A wooden stick of about a sword’s length.
Example sentences
  • I have fought training bouts using a single stick.
1.1Fencing with a singlestick.
Example sentences
  • The last US fencing gold was won in the single stick in St Louis in 1904 by Albertson van der Post - the only time that that event has been held at the Olympics.
  • Single stick involves using a cudgel or light stick in much the same way as the sabre.

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Syllabification: sin·gle·stick

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