stick·​tight | \ ˈstik-ˌtīt How to pronounce sticktight (audio) \

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Between the sticktights, the rain and the pests, about 15% of the macadamia crop is lost every year, compared with more like 2% in the tree-shaking almond industry. Mike Cherney, WSJ, "Here’s a Real Nut Job: Getting Stubborn Macadamias Out of Trees," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of sticktight

1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sticktight was in 1841

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to fake an opponent out of position

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