Sticking piece
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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sticking place — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sticking plaster — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sticking point — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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