shake a stick at
phrasal to form a conception of (as by counting or imagining) ; conceive — usually used in the phrase more than one can shake a stick at

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • more than one could shake a stick at — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very many; a great many; more than you can count. * /There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at./ * /I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • more than one could shake a stick at — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very many; a great many; more than you can count. * /There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at./ * /I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • more than one can shake a stick at — adjective occurring in abundance; of a large quantity; many Any English High Street has more Indian Restaurants than you can shake a stick at. Syn: more than one can poke a stick at …   Wiktionary

  • more than one can poke a stick at — adjective occurring in abundance; of a large quantity; many Check out this shop! They have more kinds of carpet than you can poke a stick at! Syn: more than one can shake a stick at …   Wiktionary

  • Hot Dog on a Stick — redirects here. For the food, see corn dog. HDOS Enterprises Type Employee owned company Founded June 1946 (Santa Monic …   Wikipedia

  • shake — shakable, shakeable, adj. /shayk/, v., shook, shaken, shaking, n. v.i. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to become dislodged and fall (usually fol. by off …   Universalium

  • stick — See: CARROT AND STICK, MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick — See: CARROT AND STICK, MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake — See: MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake — See: MORE THAN ONE COULD SHAKE A STICK AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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