fire stick


: a hardwood stick that is rubbed or twirled to make fire by friction compare fire drill sense 1
fire sticks plural : primitive fire tongs made of two sticks

Word History


Middle English fir sticke, from fir, fire + sticke stick

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“Fire stick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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