Definition of ashplant in English:

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ashplant

Pronunciation: /ˈaʃplɑːnt/

noun

A sapling from an ash tree, typically used as a walking stick.
Example sentences
  • Also reported were a variety of sticks and other instruments including ashplants, blackthorn sticks, brush handles, pointers, farm implements, drain rods, rubber tyres, fan belts, horse tackle, sliotars and hurleys.
  • He took the hilt of his ashplant, lunging with it softly, dallying still.
  • An ashplant was the name for a common implement among farmers and drovers of cattle in Ireland, made from a sapling of an ash tree.

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