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LINSTOCK

 Dictionary entry overview: What does linstock mean? 

LINSTOCK (noun)
  The noun LINSTOCK has 1 sense:

1. a stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons

  Familiarity information: LINSTOCK used as a noun is very rare.


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LINSTOCK (noun)


Sense 1linstock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("linstock" is a kind of...):

stick (an implement consisting of a length of wood)


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