fire stick


Definition of fire stick

1 : a hardwood stick that is rubbed or twirled to make fire by friction — compare fire drill sense 1
2 : firebrand
3a fire sticks plural : primitive fire tongs made of two sticks

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History and Etymology for fire stick

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

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“Fire stick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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