Rack stick


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rack stick the stick used in a rack lashing.
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In literature:

I was nothing but a small, dull, soup-stained, sticking-plastered, nerve-racked recluse.
"Seven Men" by Max Beerbohm
I got my cap and stick from the rack by the door and went out.
"The Sleuth of St. James's Square" by Melville Davisson Post
Comb-racks of forked sticks and of split sticks.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
He chose a stick with care from a rack at the front door, walked to the Avenue and turned determinedly cityward, walking jauntily.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
Peter Grimm halted in the vestibule, laboriously removed his rubbers, and dropped his heavy ash stick into its place on the rack.
"The Return of Peter Grimm" by David Belasco
Across these poles he laid smaller sticks and made a rough drying-rack.
"The Young Alaskans" by Emerson Hough
Anybody must be who can stick on the rack-o'-bones you've got.
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
Pin sticking, drowning, starving, the rack, were too common to need details.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
A rack of crisscrossed wooden sticks for drying skins stood by the closed doorway.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
I took a stick from the rack, and there was something else in my deep pocket.
"A Monk of Cruta" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Some prefer the racks made with slats, or smooth, upright sticks, in the form of the usual horse-rack.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
He took something from a rack which held sticks and riding- whips.
"The Dust of Conflict" by Harold Bindloss
Over this is a drying rack, also a few sticks, but there is no other furniture.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
John kicked his cap out from behind the table and, picking it up, threw it at the hat-rack, where it happened to catch and stick.
"Concerning Sally" by William John Hopkins
I took a short, heavy stick from the rack and, crossing the stackyard, vaulted over the palings into the park, purposely avoiding the gate.
"Mr. Marx's Secret" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Some prefer the racks made with slats, or smooth, upright sticks, in the form of the common horse-rack.
"Sheep, Swine, and Poultry" by Robert Jennings
The guns in the gun rack became sticks.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
It may be hung upon a stick between two chairs, or upon the rod of a strong towel rack over a table.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In news:

A nearly empty hockey stick rack in the Buffalo Sabres locker room is shown in Buffalo, N.Y.
ATM 's Cool-Stick Keeps Your Rack From Overheating.
Those of you who read my column regularly might remember a couple of columns ago I mentioned that I had seen a buck with a weird point sticking out of his rack.