singlestick

noun

sin·​gle·​stick ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˌstik How to pronounce singlestick (audio)
: fighting or fencing with a wooden stick or sword held in one hand
also : the weapon used

Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of singlestick was in 1749

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“Singlestick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/singlestick. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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