walking stick


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walking stick

n.
A cane or staff used as an aid in walking.
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In Walter Lord's book about the Titanic and in investigative hearings after its 1912 sinking, it was noted that White appointed herself as a signalman for lifeboat 8, waving her walking stick about.
"Small shotgun cartridges are placed into the side of the walking stick and there is a trigger at the top.
"Wee Tommy used to be our kitman and he's a fair age but he's running on with his walking stick cheering.
The 53-year-old then grabbed the old man's walking stick and used it to beat him on the left side of his head.
When officers arrested him they found clothes in his washing machine and the victim's walking stick, both covered in his blood.
Some of Johnson's many walking stick recipients include Gerry Faust, Lou Holtz, Charlie Weis, coadjutor bishop of Erie, Pennsylvania Michael J.
Walking stick horn head: 1 Gill Pettigrew; 2 Philip Roskell; 3 Murray Playfair.
Peter Glenser QC, for Thomas, argued the walking stick had a visible trigger and guard and should not be considered to be a disguised firearm.
Notable examples include Kenya's founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and Vice President Jaramogi Odinga, both of whom wielded a walking stick and a flywhisk.
Det Con Deborah Montgomery said: "This was a despicable attack on a vulnerable lady whose walking stick was kicked, causing her to fall to the ground.
"My wife asked why I braked and I said a man had walked in front of the car in a long overcoat, a walking stick, dark clothing and a trilby," said 75-year-old Brian.