Sticking
Sticking Stick"ing, a. & n. from {Stick}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Sticking piece}, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.]

{Sticking place}, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point. [1913 Webster]

But screw your courage to the sticking place, And we'll not fail. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Sticking plaster}, an adhesive plaster for closing wounds, and for similar uses.

{Sticking point}. Same as {Sticking place}, above. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sticking — adj. Sticking is used with these nouns: ↑plaster, ↑point …   Collocations dictionary

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  • sticking — n. act of jabbing or poking with a pointed object; act of adhering; act of causing to adhere stɪk n. branch cut or broken from a tree or bush; long slender piece of wood; something which resembles a stick; staff, walking stick v. jab or poke… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sticking — stick·ing …   English syllables

  • sticking — /ˈstɪkɪŋ/ (say stiking) noun (usually plural) the neck of a beef carcass. {stick2 + ing1 (originally of meat damaged by the butcher s knife, and therefore inferior) …   Australian English dictionary

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